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.

The Workers’ Party Twitter Feed

Unbelievable rubbish from that moron #Biden. He "contrasted India's success with China's failure to handle the #COVID_19 pandemic while both the countries are of comparable size."
#India Cases: 43,140,068
Deaths: 524,490
#China Cases:223,488
Deaths:5,224
https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/joe-biden-lauds-pm-narendra-modi-covid-pandemic-response-hits-out-at-china-3003701

#USdisinformation tsar, Nina Jankowicz resigned as board ended after only a few weeks. She accuses critics of disinformation then she lied by suggesting that China or Iran would give false information to US citizens during a disaster, putting them at risk.
https://www.npr.org/2022/05/21/1100438703/dhs-disinformation-board-nina-jankowicz

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.
https://youtu.be/YSNhBbQtE5A

#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.
https://youtu.be/doz4lfzAKNY

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