Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Craig Murray — A Moment in History

Jeremy Corbyn represents the only realistic chance the people of England and Wales have been given in decades, to escape from the neo-liberal economics that have impoverished vast swathes of the population. But he leads a parliamentary party which is almost entirely comprised of hardline neo-liberal adherents.

The majority of the parliamentary Labour party are the people who brought in academy schools, high student tuition fees, PFI, who introduced more privatisation into the health service than the Tories have, and who brought you the Iraq and Afghan Wars. They abstained on the Tory austerity benefit cuts and on May’s “hostile environment” immigration legislation. They support Trident nuclear missiles. Many hanker after bombing Syria, and most are members of Labour Friends of Israel.…
Craig Murray Blog
A Moment in History
Craig Murray, formerly British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector of the University of Dundee

1 comment:

Andrew Anderson said...

The Achilles Heel of neo-liberalism are government privileges for depository institutions. What is "free market" about those? ans: ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.

But since Progressives and (so far) MMT advocates APPROVE* of those privileges, their attacks on neo-liberalism are lame at best.

You can't cheat an honest man but Progressives and MMT advocates?

*And Warren Mosler would INCREASE those privileges to near impunity in order to make an UNJUST system more STABLE - as if injustice should be made more stable!