Devolution, Dissolution and National Sovereignty

One of the great binding forces of national unity in Britain was the trade union movement. National collective bargaining in most areas once covered England, Wales and Scotland. Companionship and solidarity between organised workers knew no boundaries and borders.

As capitalism sought to be more powerful it had to break this unity. The European Union was the great tool in doing so. The EU envisages a Europe of regions under its highly centralised, undemocratic control. So the drive to euro federalism and to devolution went hand in hand.

As Westminster and the City of London became more aggressive and destructive workers sought means of escape from the chaos. This is reflected in Scotland with the dangerous pseudo drive to independence and now the Silk Commission proposing greater devolution in Wales including energy.

No doubt we will have a renewed drive for the regionalisation of England as London and the political parties jabbering around the House of Parliament become even more detached from reality and the people.

Britain must have national independence and sovereignty as a united nation working in a new partnership with an independent and united Ireland and relating freely and peacefully to the rest of the world.

The leaders who seek to divide Britain and allow the EU to rule over us and the US to determine our foreign policy are those who now rush to back the extreme nationalist and fascist forces seeking to break up the Ukraine and deliver it into the arms of the Deutschmark masquerading as the Euro. Capitalism invents national sovereignty when it suits it and more often seeks to destroy it when it does not – Syria, Libya, Ireland, Venezuela, Ukraine, Iran, Cuba… .

Just as Russia is right to protect its interests against the incursions of the EU, so are we in Britain and this is something our defence forces should consider more carefully.

These are dangerous times and the relentless drive of German imperialism must be opposed. This means withdrawal from the EU and assertion of British sovereignty.

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If Cuba proves that socialism doesn’t work, does Haiti prove that capitalism doesn’t work? (And remember, Cuba is under a 60-yr US blockade while Haiti gets billions in US aid.)

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