Privatisation is Theft

Every privatisation of public services represents theft and a great loss to our nation. Dr. Cable and his mates arrogantly asserted that last year’s privatisation of Royal Mail was good for Britain; the facts speak otherwise.

Cable and co have been very quiet over the past few months. When the shares were first traded they rocketed from 330p each to over 450p. Now, more than three months later they peaked at 650p, a massive rise of 86% on the original price! The loss to us, mere tax payers, is £2.8 billion which is six times what the government expects to get from the iniquitous bedroom tax. The silence from ministers is deafening. Two banks which facilitated the sell-off received £16 million. For Royal Mail customers post privatisation price increases are already taking place and the chief executive wants a pay deal of £1.5 million. Who is the more complacent, government ministers or us for allowing them to steal from us on such a grand scale?

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Azov battalion surrender at the Azovstal steelworks; a symbolic defeat for Ukraine. US, UK & some EU governments still want to fight the war to the last Ukrainian; they continue warmongering and sending weaponry to Ukraine.

#Russia says it has no problem with #Sweden or #Finland, hence no problem with it joining #NATO. It will however monitor its deployment of troops and weaponry, and take action appropriate to the threats.
As in Britain it's up to the people to say #No2NATO.

Protests outside the offices of the #NewYorkTimes against coverage of the murder of #ShireenAbuAqleh, by Israelis military, #IDF. The #BBC also reported "violence breaks out at funeral", even though video clearly shows Israelis police attacked mourners.

In a statement to MPs in late April Ben Wallace Secretary of State for Defence said "gifts of weapons by Britain could eventually total £500m" to Ukraine, as he gloried in the reported of the deaths of 15,000 Russian soldiers.

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