As Mancunians describe their concerns about the city, one is subjected to a shocking xenophobic attack caught on video.

In case you’ve been feeling things are just too upbeat at the moment, here’s The Meteor to bring you back down to Earth with a bump.

In a previous story ‘The Meteor Asks Manchester – what are the best things about your city’, we asked Mancunians to wax lyrical about our rainy city. This time we give them a chance to tell us about their concerns for the city. Manchester’s rough edges are discussed and the video takes a sinister turn when a live demonstration of post-Brexit xenophobic aggression is caught on camera.

Warning: contains explicit and offensive language in multiple languages

Have your say about the worst bits of our beloved city, and what could be done to change them, here.

Alice Toomer – McAlpine

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  • Co-founder and Co-editor of The Meteor, Alice is a community worker and journalist from Manchester who works across a range of roles including youth work, community organising, video production and creative documentation of non-profit projects. Alice is interested in how the stories we create and share shape the world we live in, and how communities can take ownership of their stories and build trust with local independent media to build collective power.

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