Brexit will not make Britain great again

Brexit will not make Britain great again as some people think that it might. The reality is that Britain is actually going backwards harking back or looking back nostalgically to the days of Empire and colonialism. Brexit was essentially a vote of the older generation. Brexit will not make Britain great again nor will it bring back Britain’s Empire or Colonial past for this older generation. We also have to ask if this ageing generation should have been allowed to have such an influence on future generations to come or was this a huge mistake?

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Boris Johnson and the Tories have a secret Brexit Agenda

On 16/09/19 Boris Johnson turned up for talks in Luxembourg with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, with what amounted to an empty briefcase ( meaning that there were no new proposals to consider despite having pledged to Angela Merkel last month that he would be ready to offer a new set of proposals within a 30 day time frame). So what does this tell us about Boris Johnson’s strategy for leaving the EU? Well in my opinion it reveals that he is either insane or that he is just creating a huge bluff. So why would Bodge-it Johnson and the Tories want to create a huge bluff and who are they trying to bluff. Well certainly not the EU Commission who are now in no doubt at all that the Tories (not the UK) want to leave the EU with  no deal at all. No instead they are trying to bluff and deceive the British Public into believing that they are interested in a deal with the EU when in reality what they really want is  a ‘no deal Brexit’ from the EU. Have you ever wondered why the Tories are so keen to push ahead with ‘a no deal Brexit’ despite the gloomy forecast for the UK’s Economic Future and the reality for the majority of UK citizens? Have you ever wondered if they are not telling you something? Perhaps Brexit is just a smokescreen for some other plans the Tories have for the UK.

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Competition is the way forward for the public ownership of Gas and Electricity in Britain

A sure fire way to get the utilities and railways back into public ownership and the less costly way of achieving this.

Yes I admire the ambition of the Labour Party Manifesto and it’s aim to get the Gas and Electricity utilities and railways back into public ownership. Success of this would lead to a more prosperous and fairer Britain and it would be the start of a new era for Britain. Yes it is high time to reverse the failed privatisations of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, and this would be a move which would put Britain on track again. However the scale and the cost of the task is dauntingly enormous and Thatcher knew how difficult it would be to ever go backwards. She tried to make her privatisations irreversible in an attempt to frustrate any attempts to ever develop socialism in Britain. She thought that she had had the final word but despite this there was a fundamental flaw in her plan and one which the Labour Party could exploit if it is savvy enough.

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Is Britain a now a classless society or is this just another strategy in British Class Warfare?

Some newspapers and the Tories are trying to convince us that Britain is now a classless society with class mobility to all levels but is this true and in whose interests is it to make us actually believe this? Is this simply a strategy in the ongoing Class War in Britain.

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Beware the Sun tabloid newspaper is a Cuckoo in Britain’s Class War

The Newspaper in general may have outlived it’s usefulness. It is after all strongly edited for political bias to represent its own interests and the views of their owners/bosses. Other information is now available and getting heard that is not so strongly censored nor representative of only a small minority. Freedom of speech is now more achievable than ever because of the accessibility of the Internet where some aspects of censorship can be overcome and the voice of both socialism and the youth can now be expressed far more freely than ever before without censorship from powerful newspaper editors. Newspapers have always sought to limit change and to suppress a voice and platform for socialism in Britain. Through censorship or false representation of socialist policies (Loony Left was a derogatory term coined by many of these newspapers to undermine socialist values) they have succeeded in limiting political choice for the masses and this could be viewed as actively sabotaging choice in the political electoral system of Britain by exerting pressures to manipulate political parties to either adopt or curtail political aspirations. One particular newspaper, the Sun tabloid newspaper, has done this whilst attaining mass appeal amongst the working classes whilst subversively encouraging divisiveness in order to prevent any sense of class realisation and class identity whilst also seeking to undermine the institutions which promote the interests of the working classes. This paper the Sun tabloid newspaper and it has been and still remains ‘the Cuckoo of British Class Warfare‘.

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Socialism is better for Britain. Socialism is neither Communism nor Militant

Socialism is better for Britain. Socialism offers Britain  a New start and a shining new path towards prosperity. Socialism is better for Britain  because it lowers the burden of taxation on tax payers. So why aren’t we embracing it.

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Paying too much for Gas, Electricity and Rail Fares: This is Great Britain

I have decided to write yet another article on the provision of Gas, Electricity and Rail Fares here in Britain. The reason I am doing this is because as new generations come along they have to  understand that things have not always been like this and nor do they have to continue to be like this. The only reason that the provision of Gas, Electricity and Rail Fares have become so expensive is because of the Conservative’s Policies that led to privatization of these services dating back to the the late 70’s and through to the 90’s. The supply of these services has since been held at artificially high prices passed on to the consumers since being privatised. This notion must not be lost in the ether of future generations and neither must these newer generations accept what has happened here in Britain. The current state of affairs is morally wrong and must be reversed at some point in the future. The past can be reversed and the provision of Gas, Electricity and Rail fares can be made to be a much fairer system benefiting everybody in the United Kingdom. Privatization must be reversed and these services handed back to the public to be run for the benefit of everyone not just a handful of greedy shareholders. As a result costs to the consumer will be reduced and profits re-distributed fairly throughout the British Economy. Every future generation must be told about the robbery that took place under the guise of privatization led by Margaret Thatcher and finished off by John Major. Pass this onto your children do not forget what took place. The future must see this wrong-doing finally undone.

‘Levelling up’ is just a slogan and a lie to defuse the power of real Socialist Economic Principles

The idea if so called ‘ levelling up’ is just a slogan and a lie made to diffuse the power of real Socialist Economic Principles. British people have begin to recognise the failures of the Tories privatisation strategies and have begun to realise that there must be alternatives. Unfortunately the Conservative Party has also latched on to this understanding and has seen it’s  own Achilles Heel and it’s  own demise at the sight of this movement away from right wing politics. To prevent this the Tories  have developed  a new strategy  to reinvent  themselves by partially  proclaiming that they are the Party of levelling  up and therefore self proclaiming that they are the political party of Broad appeal. However  this is both a misrepresentation  and a downright lie. They offer nothing new except the hollow  and meaningless  slogan. The only levelling up to be done in Britain  is by a political  party willing to offer the real power of real and meaningful Socialist Economic Principles: this is something  that the Tories are totally  unwilling to do. In order to diffuse the potential of real Socialist  Economic  Principles the Tories are pretending to offer something similar: which they are not. All they are doing is offering smoke and mirrors.

Property developers exploiting house sellers abandoned by lenders refusing mortgages

This is an issue caused by mortgage lenders who have become twitchy following the Grenfell Enquiry. This situation  has resulted in house sellers/ home owners who simply cannot  sell their properties who are then being exploited by developers who are offering to buy the properties  at lower than the market value.  This situation  has occurred  because prospective  buyers are being refused mortgages to buy  these properties  and home owners are being forced to sell to these property  developers  who will be a last resort for most people. Otherwise their properties  are being made worthless because they simply cannot sell them on at all. I have contacted many councillors  and politicians about the issue and none are interested  in taking up the issue at all.

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COP26 and government policies won’t necessarily stop environmental degradation

COP26 and government policies aren’t  necessarily  going to stop environmental degradation instead focus should equally  be falling on individual  responsibilities and the activities  of businesses.  The activities  of these aren’t  necessarily  going to be directly influenced  by either the decisions  of COP26 or government  policies resulting from this conference.

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Socialist economic theory is green not red: Socialism is certainly better for the Environment

Socialist economics are green not red which is an important  point to make in the week when COP26 is taking place. Socialist economic theory can have a valid position in any economy  striving to take care of both it’s citizens, it’s  global citizens and the local and global environments. This is unlikely to be the case when referring to a free market economy  based on inequality, exploitation and free for all of capitalist systems of economic theory. This point should not be overlooked by COP26.

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There would be no need to increase taxation if privatisations were taken back into public ownership

There would be no need for Tory taxation rises if the public owned the utilities and railways. Privatisations  need to be reversed and put back into public ownership. This is simple and straightforward economics.

The stench of BRITISH privatisation is becoming evident in the run up to COP26

The stench of British  privatisation is becoming evident in the run up to COP26. Government ministers  are running for cover and attempting to hide under stones after a Government motion was defeated which would have forced the private water companies to clean up their act. However what happened was actually very embarrassing for the government because the bill  was defeated which actually  looked liked a huge endorsement for the behaviour of the private water companies and a signal that it was OK to keep discharging untreated sewage in the rivers of Britain  and into the seas around the UK. This is a huge embarrassment to the government in the run up to COP26. Again it is a stench resulting  from the privatisations of the water companies  pioneered by previous Conservative governments.

It appears that ministers voted on the matter in the way that they did mainly  because of huge investments in the infrastructure that would be needed to update the antiquated system currently  in place. Cost in this case was prohibitive to improving and maintaining the environment  so the choice preferred was to continue to pollute and degrade the environment.

So why haven’t these private companies  been investing in making these improvements themselves and why are they still reliant on funding from the government  and the tax payers? What has gone wrong with privatisation? Surely  the idea of privatisation was to become independent of the tax payer and yet these companies  still manage to bother the tax payers to subsidise their profiteering  enterprises.

What should the Labour Party do now? Nothing!

What  should the Labour Party do now following election defeat and a change in leadership? Quite simply the Labour Party needs to remain calm and stop itself from having inner doubts. It needs to avoid self doubt and sweeping changes to it’s  policies. The Labour  Party should be reminding  itself  that the last General Election  was fought and won on a single issue, that of Brexit. The last election  was not an election about policies or real politics: it was simply fought as a right wing agenda of getting Brexit done and past the winning post, which had been stalling for many months under the governance of the Tories. This single agenda election polarised the electorate or basically  turned off voters and put them in a state of apathy.

With election  defeat it has unquestionably left the many withbthe feeling about ‘ what should the Labour Party do to be more electable and bring back voters?’. In the last General Election the Labour  Party  was unable to define a credible policy about  Brexit and failed to get voters on board to the idea of having  further ballots. So sick of the  idea that Brexit should take up any more time, ideas of perhaps putting any further debate back to voters was a turn off for most voters who simply wanted a conclusion and end to debate. There was little scrutiny of  any other policies going on in this election: so Labour can rest assured it didn’t  loose the election because of it’s  policies.

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Scale Modes: there’s a simpler, less complicated way

I have read a lot of published material about Scale Modes and the conclusion that I have come to is that much of what has been written tends to over complicate the issue.

Part of the problem with Scale Modes is that many suggest always making references back to the parent Scale and working out new patterns from that. The problems with this method is that you have to make multiple  mental jumps constantly referring back to the parent scales. This method isn’t  very intuitive at all and means learning lots  of new Scale shapes.

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Boris Johnson’s environmental credibility is exposed as fraudulent

Boris Johnson’s environmental credibility  was exposed as fraudulent yesterday by the derogatory comments he published in the Sun newspaper.

Sadly I cannot  understand  why his terms of reference were not picked up and discussed  more fully in the general media. In Johnson’s  belief ithe announcement was made to give more weight to his credibility  as an environmental  campaigner but in reality it simply exposed him as a fraud who believes that those with environmental  concerns belong to a class of hippies who basically  walk around  in sandals and who are all obviously vegetarian in Johnson’s  eyes. To have his utter garbage pedalled by the Sun is really  no surprise  because Johnson knows  who his mindless audience is and as such is pandering to their prejudices as well. To have these kind of beliefs and assumptions coming from our Prime Minister is unhelpful and not the kind of language that helps to unify us all behind a valid and urgent cause. It makes a mockery of and belittles the debate on the environment and polarises one side against another and it is now quite  obvious in which camp Boris Johnson actually has a foot in.

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