Comment under The Guardian article ‘The Guardian view on WTO rules: not a Brexit safety net’ Comment contributor Andrew Harrison. Edited by Ken Long The perceived wisdom in the Brexit camp is that when we leave the EU we will be able to start trading using an already defined set of tariffs and quotas using WTO
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By BullingdonMorons The Guardian My generation grew up under governments that believed in full employment and a welfare state. We benefited from decades of struggle, hard won rights that enabled us to have decent wages, decent pensions, own our homes and be cared for when we got old or sick. But then something changed. We
Back in the 80’s Margaret Thatcher arranged for people to become homeowners after years of being council tenants. Now I’m not going to get into the rights and wrongs and the policies behind this action other than to ask what happened to the money raised because it certainly wasn’t used to build more council homes
The following comment by bifess was in reply to the comment in italics below by GuyFawkesForPM. It refers to an article in the Guardian. Read the full article here. Watching them file in to vote for A50 with the Tories, as the official opposition, I vowed never to vote Labour again as long as I live.
This is a reprint of a comment in the Independent. We have reserved the authors avatar. I cannot believe some British/foreign nationals in UK voted Brexit, naiveness or stupidity, you choose. It was absolutely sad and pathetic to watch, the day after the vote, people with foreign accents and people with Indian (lets generalize) ancestry
The Brexit aftermath has exposed the Queen as an impotent head of state. As argued below this is not the fault of the woman herself but the fault of having a hereditary system. One of the advantages of an elected Head of State (HoD) system is that the head of state is usually elected through a
As bad as the lives in Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake are depicted they almost fade into the background when compared to true stories of what is happening in our country today under this Tory governments rule. Below is just one such story. We need to look at what has happened to our country. The name of the
Ken Loach’s film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ gives us, and it appears as clips are sub-titled on FaceBook others, an insight to life in this country in the same way as his ‘Cathy Come Home’ BBC production did all those years ago. But will his latest film have the same impact on society as his earlier one did.
In 1980 there were two leaders Reagan and Thatcher. Both right-wingers the devastation they caused the working classes will be felt for generations. These two have been followed by others supporting their philosophies. We need a better way and we need it now.
Now I know it really is not on to take the mick out of peoples looks but when it comes to Tory Ministers it seems only fair game to do it. After all they have had no qualms in plunging tens of thousands of people into poverty in this country over the past six years. So