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Peace, a simple five letter word – if only that were all. What I want to say may appear to be asking more questions than it answers, but then I am seeking just as you are.
There was an extremely depressing and revealing Channel 4 TV 'Dispatches' documentary this evening, documenting the way in which the 2005 liberalisation of gambling by New Labour (Gordon Brown pulled back on 'super-casinos', but not the rest of it) has exposed poor communities in particular to businesses that take many thousands of pounds out of the local economy every day.