Better than Nothing?
We’re in that ‘better than nothing’ mode, aren’t we?
Where we’re happy to accept changes to the Bedroom Tax rather than continue the fight to abolish it.
Just as we’re happy to accept lower than inflation wage rises.
Where have we left our guts? When did the unions begin to sit in the pockets of government?
200 years ago, they said holiday leave would destroy industry; 100 years ago they said paid holiday leave would do the same.
Well, these innovations gave the working man the money to aspire- and as he aspired, he lost faith with the roots of trades unionism that gave him the wealth TO aspire.
This was not, nay IS not the ideal of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels or Kier Hardie. No, sir; it is the ideal to which we should all aspire- the redistribution of wealth, where no man has less than he needs, and no man has more than he deserves.