6:06 PM, September 15th, 2011

Britain’s estates are full of frustrated youth. A look inside their broken world.

“We’re raising a generation—especially in Europe—that believes they won’t be able to have the same standard of living as their parents’ generation,” the novelist Wheatle says. “This to me is what the real danger is: it’s youngsters having everyday aspirations, wanting to see their kids have a better life, and that’s been, before their eyes, stripped away.”

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