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    Riot – Sarah Mussi

    “Troubled Families ‘Have Too Many Children’  Sky News 2012  Mothers from problem families should ‘feel ashamed.’ They are damaging society and should stop getting pregnant, according to a senior government advisor.  Louise Casey, the Prime Minister’s troubled families’ tsar, has said it is time for the state to intervene. They cost the taxpayer an estimated £9bn in benefits, crime, anti-social behaviour and health care, and one fifth of them have more than five children.” With overpopulation becoming a problem the UK government are proposing a new bill. Every girl of school leaving age who has no guaranteed job prospects or further education plans will be forced into sterilisation. Tia sees the…

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    Revived – Cat Patrick

    “I’m flattened and thrashing on the sun-warmed track next to the football field, lying on what looks like asphalt but what I realise, now that I’m down here, is actually that fake spongy stuff. It reeks like it was just installed/ There’s a woman kneeling beside my right shoulder, shouting into a cellphone.” Daisy has died, five times, each time she has died she has been Revived. Revive is a drug, currently in its testing phase, which brings people back after they have died. It has its imitations and every time Daisy dies her and her guardians have to move away and start a new life. When the latest Revive…