London Inequality Fuels Rebuke and Shame in Shadow of the Banks

London Inequality Fuels Rebuke and Shame in Shadow of the Banks

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While Canary Wharf’s shiny underground malls are decked with advertisements for products including a Citigroup account for those with an “international lifestyle,” the grubby streets of Tower Hamlets feature empty billboard spaces covered with graffiti: “Sorry! The lifestyle you ordered is currently out of stock.”