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First Thoughts on the EU elections

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This gal’s been reading my mail! Except for the request for an uprising of the Left; until we have a unified Left, a Left that is electable, we fight a guerrilla war. Hitting where we can; retreating where we fail. And people will remember the retreats, not the hits.

A unified Left front, such as we had under the Old Labour Party, before it was re-modelled by the likes of Kinnock and Blair.

A party of Skinner’s, Nellist’s and Benn’s.

For whom do I vote; a marginal left-wing party or an electable slightly left-of-right party?

This is the dilemma. And while I vote with my conscience, many, too many of the electorate will vote with a chance of winning, not their conscience.

Think Left

By Prue Plumridge

The UKIP campaigned on an anti-europe ticket.

My question is:

If they are anti-europe why have they not declared their position on the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership currently being negotiated behind closed doors?

They have been surprisingly quiet on the issue.  Now why could this be?  It would have been a powerful weapon in their campaign against the EU.

Let’s remember that Nigel Farage’s great hero is Thatcher.

Her pursuit of the neoliberal ideologies of deregulation, privatisation and trade liberalisation have left behind a destructive legacy which we are now more than ever reaping the consequences of.  Time will prove (I am certain) Farage’s hypocrisy and deception.

We should be clear that the UKIP are libertarians who believe in free market economics and this is the economic model currently being promoted by an unelected, undemocratic cabal of EU commissioners who are negotiating a trade deal with…

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Written by Smiling Carcass

26/05/2014 at 1:41 PM

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