Mike's Place

As I write these words, Britain has already passed Theresa may’s ‘legally binding’ Brexit date of 29th March. The current deadline of 12th April may or may not be shifted to 22nd May. Perhaps our lords and masters will go for another extension? Perhaps the EU will lose patience and refuse another extension? Whatever the outcome, you can rest assured that it will be in the interests of the ruling class rather than ordinary working people.

Brexit is not the key problem facing the UK today; it is merely a symptom of the real problem. The growth of plutocracy – rule by the rich – and plutonomy – economic policy based solely on the interest of the rich – are the real problems. Despite the lip service paid to ‘democracy,’ it is abundantly clear that many of the members of both Houses of Parliament  hold much of the electorate in…

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