In almost everything we now hear about economic disadvantage, there is the same belief, embodied in such government schemes as the Work Programme, that 40-plus years of deindustrialisation matters not, and to be one of the economy’s losers isn’t about being a victim of forces beyond your control, but character failings.

John Harris, The Guardian, 7th January 2013

Photographs from Blisner, Ill © Daniel Shea.

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