Labour MPs – and especially the Labour leadership, although that is probably a forlorn hope – read this and wake up to your responsibilities! The nation needs a REAL alternative to the Coalition (and UKIP, although they really are nothing more than an interesting blip on everyone’s political radar).
The argument here reminds me of one that was put forward to explain why laws haven’t been passed in the USA to restrict gun ownership – Congress and the Senate pay attention to the gun lobby, which constitutes a tiny minority of the US population, and ignore the vast majority who want to get rid of the dangerous – potentially fatal, in fact – toys that are available all over their land.
I, for one, want rid of the dangerous – potentially fatal – neoliberal political policies that have been poisoning my land. Is there anyone in the Labour leadership brave enough to say the same?
In 2010 I became sick of always being cynical and decided to opt for healthy scepticism to coincide with the formation of a Coalition Government. It was a new day: exciting unchartered territory. I’ve always supported the concept of proportional representation so I thought this would be an enlightening adventure. And anyway, wasn’t it all Labour’s fault? And wasn’t this an emergency?
I’ve never had much time for labelling and categorisations. I never cared whether my opinions were to the left or right. Hey, if it’s correct and it works, who cares, I mused. I thought I was above that kind of restrictive, pigeon-holing crap. In my mind I still am. But in my heart? Well, now…
That was three years ago. Now, through getting to grips with the 3 Ms of modern finance: Machination, Manipulation and Malfeasance, I find that my search for solutions, insofar as they fit my…
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