Olympic Opening Ceremony

They don’t come much better than that politically. Danny Boyle did a great job and his opening event for the Games reflected many of the distinctive strengths of our country, the industrial heritage, the the protest movements against injustice, the vibrant literary heritage, the National Health Service and the institutional satire against the monarchy. We could even enjoy during the proceedings Blake’s revolutionary song Jerusalem, so innocently appropriated these days in the weepy nationalism of the Womens Institute and others. Doctors and nurses and children made the NHS sequence what it was, let’s ensure our generation can keep the market out of health care and overturn the new market madness that will drive the service.

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As with the Grenfell Tower & Alpha Piper disasters, privatisation, fragmentation & deregulation have led to deaths; in the case of Covid 19, they number drexs these
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/27/privatisation-uk-disatrous-coronavirus-response-ppe-care-homes-corporate-power-public-policy

Rishi Sunak chancellor of the exchequer, insults millions of workers by talking of people being addicted to furlough.
https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/economy/2020/05/conservatives-threat-cut-furlough-scheme-shows-logic-austerity-endures

Britain is not ready for the easing of lock-down, until there is capability to test, track and trace. Sufficient tests available Phone apps like those in Isle of White trial Personnel to follow up on contacts
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/05/06/test-track-trace-contact-tracing-uk/
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