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Big change from the immigration policy they have now
https://labour.org.uk/manifesto/negotia ... it/#second
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"As well as extending voting rights, the text commits a future Labour government to closing all immigration detention centres, ending “no recourse to public funds” policies and seeking to extend free movement rights to people around the world.

"The motion also opposed immigration systems based on a person’s income or “utility to big business”, and any caps or targets on the number of people moving to the UK."

That's how you do it. They need to do more ballsy shit like this. It's not even that radical tbf, and it shows up the racism of liberal / neolib shite we have now.
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In other news watching remainers / liberals trying to shame Boris Johnson into resigning is just sad tbh. A ruthless etonian born-to-rule rich cunt cokehead that famously has no feelings. Their tactics are out of date. Right wing populists don’t give a fuck. “He lied!!!!” - big wow, so do all politicians. It’s another sign liberals are finished as a species, their tactics are useless against populists, much like their response to street level fascism.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/13/worl ... oreno.html

This is class. The ecuadorian state and the IMF tried to impose western neoliberal policies (massive cuts, tax breaks for industry, savaging workers rights) and establish a fossil fuel based economy which would have fucked the planet and indigenous communities in ecuador - so there was 11 days of vicious protest, rioting and strikes which made the ruling class literally fear for their lives - then boom, they cancelled austerity

That's how you do it

Some people lost their lives as the state tried to enforce its will. But that's nothing compared to how many would have lost their lives due to austerity. 130k plus in the UK. And damage to the planet immeasurable.

This is why all the for and against brexit shite is total bollocks. It's capitalism we should be going after with indigenous peoples leading the charge.
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Cool vid

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A guide to Johnson's brexit deal

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... heresa-may

What about that then?
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Sid wrote:
3 weeks ago
A guide to Johnson's brexit deal

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... heresa-may

What about that then?
Great work by the Irish government. Held their nerve, went down to the wire, and the Brexiteers caved. Once Bojo lost his majority, the DUP didn’t really matter much anymore, so they fucked them over. Brexit’s damage to the Republic of Ireland should be minimized now.

Of course, it’s crap for Britain. Like all Brexit plans, nobody can actually point to anything in there and give you a specific reason why that’s good for the UK and better than the status quo. You just have to place your faith in the fantasy that Britain is suddenly going to sign all sorts of amazing free trade deals that will make the UK a paradise. Odd fantasy to pursue just when the wider world, especially the USA, is turning against free trade deals.

The deal probably achieves Johnson’s short term goal of winning a general election, which is really all he cares about I imagine.
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looks very close
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I would expect enough Labour MPs to vote for the deal for it to pass. It's notable that with the DUP rejecting it, Brexit's pretty much an all-English affair now.
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