This is the London ignored

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    Jun 19, 2017 1:10 AM GMT
    An overcrowded city nervous its paycheck will not stretch to the end of the week. The real London is not just a city of 77 billionaires and 380,000 homes worth over one million pounds but a city where nearly a third live in poverty and a majority of those in poverty work.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/grenfell-tower-fire-london-ignored-stories-seldom-heard/

    Writer Ben Judah is an acclaimed foreign correspondent, but here he turns his reporter's gaze on home, immersing himself in the hidden world of London's immigrants to reveal the city in the eyes of its beggars, bankers, coppers, gangsters, carers and witch-doctors. From the backrooms of its mosques, Tube tunnels and nightclubs to the frontlines of its streets, Judah has supped with oligarchs and spent nights sleeping rough, worked on building sites and talked business with prostitutes; he's heard stories of heartbreaking failure, but also witnessed extraordinary acts of compassion.This is London explodes fossilized myths and offers a fresh, exciting portrait of what it's like to live, work, fall in love, raise children, grow old and die in London now. Simultaneously intimate and epic, here is a compulsive and deeply sympathetic book on this dizzying world city from one of our brightest new writers.

    https://www.amazon.com/This-London-Life-Death-World/dp/1447272447

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    Jun 19, 2017 1:41 AM GMT
    Good read on the above!

    Here's an excerpt of the article I found on Europe!
    Fearing the “suicide” of Europe
    “EUROPE is committing suicide,” says Douglas Murray in the opening words of his book. The British journalist thinks cities such as London or Malmo in Sweden have been irrevocably changed by migration. European culture has been diminished by a mixture of self-abnegation and political correctness, while declining Christian values have left most western European countries unmoored. Strands of Islam, he feels, are bringing with them the kinds of prejudices any liberal society should abhor. Terrorism, sexual assault and female genital mutilation are, in his telling, all on the rise.

    http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21723387-polemic-islam-and-migration-hits-unhappy-truths-paints-only-partial?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/fearingthesuicideofeurope
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    Jun 19, 2017 1:53 AM GMT
    The modern day Europe we all know is being threatened by it's own stupidity. It took a couple thousand years for Western civilization to achieve what is has today. A civilization living under the rule of law for all.

    At a bar in Hamburg on the Alster recently I commiserated with the bartender on how it is not possible to go to certain night spots in the city. That had once existed for 500 years now seems to be threatened.

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    Jun 19, 2017 11:43 AM GMT
    European nations went to Africa, Asia and the Americas and raped and pillaged the fvck out of them.
    Karma is a bitch, but it still has not done enough to give Europe it just desserts...
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    Jun 19, 2017 9:53 PM GMT
    Muskelprotz saidThe modern day Europe we all know is being threatened by it's own stupidity. It took a couple thousand years for Western civilization to achieve what is has today. A civilization living under the rule of law for all.

    At a bar in Hamburg on the Alster recently I commiserated with the bartender on how it is not possible to go to certain night spots in the city. That had once existed for 500 years now seems to be threatened.

    The horrible fact of the matter that it is not just Europe falling for this multiculturalism bullshit, Canada is just as blindly ultra leftist as Europe when it comes to these bloodthirsty, Sharia Law practicing Camel jockeys immigrating into the country and literally refusing to assimilate into modern society. Toronto is getting to be just like London.