In 2018 Brexit and the disaster capitalism of the British establishment is also all about thieft. This is the latest development in a class war project designed to transfer the wealth of our society to the very top. The reduction in rights, the deregulation, and the tax benefits for the wealthy that will come from Britain’s departure from the European Union will make the wealthiest people in the UK even wealthier – and more powerful. The last thing these robbers want is a class based solidarity emerging in the class they are despoiling. A distraction has to be found.
It is an important image. This is a social history that must be remembered and taught. These “beaming boys” and what they evoke and represent are integral to our national story. My gripe, if that is what it is, is not with David Peat and his photographic journalism of this Glasgow in the late 1960s.
Follow @UrFhasaidh Nazi Germany’s genocidal crimes against the Jews of Europe bother me. They bother me because, taken in isolation from the countless other atrocities and genocidal crimes of the Holocaust, they have been used in recent decades to legitimise the State of Israel’s genocidal crimes against the people of Palestine. Still, the fact remains … Continue reading There is no Statute of Limitations on Murder