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I wonder whether any Conservative politicians realise that the period of prosperity we experienced during the 20th century resulted not from exploitation and greed but from a workforce with access to excellent health care, free medicines, free school milk & orange juice for kids
And on free education through to 18 and free university with full maintenance grants to enable every intelligent student to get to the most prestigious institutions and collaboration with other scientists across Europe with generous funding for research
And workers' rights including the five day week that allowed families to enjoy leisure time and spend the fair earnings that gave them freedom and the chance to broaden horizons, instead of working 80 hours just to scrape together the cost of the next meal
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Truss refuses to rule out public spending cuts as she defends substance, but not presentation, of mini-budget [and throws Chancellor under the bus]
Here are the main points from the Liz Truss BBC interview with Laura Kuenssberg.
theguardian.com/politics/live/… #TrussFails #TrussMustGo
/2 #LizTruss admits she should have ‘laid ground better’ before mini-budget and says cabinet not consulted about 45% top rate #TaxCuts : Truss defended the government’s controversial mini-budget in its entirety, accepting that the presentation could have been improved
/3 , but giving no indication that she wants to change the substance of it. Asked if she was committed to getting rid of the 45% top rate of tax (the most controversial element), she said she was.
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The #Tories are now the most #RightWing governing party in the developed world
~ Richard Murphy
This is really quite staggering, but explains a great deal.
taxresearch.org.uk/Blog/2022/09/3…
From the comments: "At least it simplifies the electorate’s decision at the next election. It’s becoming a simple binary choice between supporting decency or supporting the contemporary Tory Party, you can’t do both." 👍 #RightWingWrong #TrussFails #ToriesOut
/2 "The Johnson government was further to the left than depicted, whilst the #Labour and US Dems (especially the latter) should be further to the right.

The idea that #Biden leads a centre left government is nonsense."
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