Scott Macdonald: The gauntlet of shame that is life in modern Britain can be overcome
Scott Macdonald, social media organiser for the SSP, contributes to our special week of coverage on the mental health crisis. He argues that precarity and isolation are the products of a social system that is not socialist enough.
THERE is a harmful, shameful sense that your value as a person is how desirable you are. In this atomised and broken society, you’re not alone in feeling put on. Throughout our lives, we run through a gauntlet of shame - of always feeling like less than our fullest selves.