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Barclays Must Cease and Desist: From Economic Crisis to Environmental Collapse

When the financial crash happened in 2007, I was a 17-year-old college student who watched on as the jobs fell away, people lost their homes, and saving the economy seemingly became more important than all the lives that had been destroyed. Being born and raised in the old cotton milling town of Bolton, I was used to seeing people struggling, but this took that struggle to a new level. Shops that had been there all my life closed down or morphed in to payday loan sharks.

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