Day 392: Charity, Scavengers and a Living Income Guaranteed

The height of greed is to put a value on garbage. The idea of criminalizing the homeless and needy for taking things that have been designated as garbage is greed to the 1000th power.

Money Matters

On the topic the Daily Mail wrote yesterday

Retailers are being warned to lock their bins after growing gangs of scavengers have been caught rooting through rubbish to grab discarded items they can sell or eat.

Groups have been secretly filmed rifling through refuse in Gloucester for the last two months, stealing furniture, clothes and food on a weekly basis.

Footage shows how they take it in turns to go through industrial dustbins for anything of worth and in the last few weeks have salvaged food scraps, computer monitors, and even a video player.

But they have been warned they could face up to seven years in prison for theft if they are caught in the act.


Is there something obviously wrong with this article, like for example the attempt to criminalize people who are taking out stuff from RUBBISH BINS which are meant to dispose of things some no…

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