Something For Nothing

Chancellor Osborne has announced another raft of measures in the coalition’s war against their beloved ‘hard working families’ and the unemployed. The idea that this government operates in the interests of the mass of people in this country is risible.

Cuts in benefits if you refuse to take unpaid work or if you fail to visit a job centre every day because you can’t afford to, mark a return to the days of Victorian workhouses and the undeserving poor. It is yet another example of the government demonising the poor and unemployed for their own ends. This propaganda offensive using populist language is calculated to divide worker against worker – ‘workers versus shirkers’. What possible link can there be between the severest of structural capitalist crises and benefit claimants? The present crisis was caused by a corrupt banking and finance system. Government myth-makers deny the fact that the real jobs just aren’t there. In fact government is busy destroying real jobs in public services.

A pool of ‘free’ labour is to be used in communities and could therefore replace properly trained and paid permanent staff. Too many future jobs would be on the minimum wage or given to benefit claimants. We are witnessing the destruction of wages in our country. Not only is this government intent upon creating a low wage economy, but in many sectors they want to move from low wages to no wages.

The coalition has no intention of creating any more jobs; they want to leave it to the vagaries of the market. No government will help workers – we have to help ourselves and take what is ours.

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Liberals & many on the 'left' exaggerate differences between Trump & Biden; click to see what would make a real difference.
There is no effective “freedom” in a society in which working people live in poverty & billionaires live like parasites.
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10221826359541925&id=1045558919&sfnsn=scwspmo

Biden opposed moves to rebuild Afghanistan, advising a policy of fighting terrorism in the country. He also opposed withdrawal of US troops, which Trump carried out.
https://tolonews.com/afghanistan/biden’s-comments-rile-afghans-internationals

Arfasprout@arfasprout

@theworkerorguk Which international conflicts has biden spoken more violently than trump on? Evidence please.

Biden's regime will hold on to enclaves in the North East and work alongside Turkish invaders, continuing sanctions against the Syrian government. In general, Biden wants US global leadership, which he sees as being diminished by Trump's inconsistencies.
https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/limited-and-constrained-the-biden-administration-and-the-prospects-of-a-syria-policy/

Arfasprout@arfasprout

@theworkerorguk Which international conflicts has biden spoken more violently than trump on? Evidence please.

Biden intends to have tighter sanctions on DPRK, and to have stricter preconditions with respect to engaging on talks. The Democrat's president also intends to strengthen an alliance against North Korea. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-biden-northkorea-analysi/biden-on-north-korea-fewer-summits-tighter-sanctions-same-standoff-idUSKBN25G2QO

Arfasprout@arfasprout

@theworkerorguk Which international conflicts has biden spoken more violently than trump on? Evidence please.

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