I'm rather middle class. But is it just me, or do other people find the assumption that "if you don't have money, there's nothing for you to do", a bit weird? It seems to be the cornerstone of John Reids defence

When I look at the spectrum of people I know - from those on the dole to those in high-paid jobs - there are individuals at each end of the spectrum who do little with their time, and there are individuals who do an awful lot.

And on a vaguely related note, Dave is right: vote. And if you don't know who to vote for, why not take some easy steps to keep tabs on your MP?