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It's important to recognise what's new in the Trump/far right convergence around the Portland/Kenosha events. 1/ We've moved from isolated far right shooters to routine weapons carrying by the far right and now to open kinetic vigilantism...
If the orthodox Left in Labour doesn't like what we're now doing, they need to explain a) what they would do differently and b) give an explanation for the fiasco they presided over: I've not heard that on a single Zoom call - the replies are open, go ahead ✊🚩
2/ Sunak signalling the economy will come first, public health second... it's Dom's "let em die" line all over again... and notice the far right trope in the word "liberate" ...
Morning, media students: this is a shot of Boris Johnson's launch event. Now watch last night's TV news coverage of it and repeat after me "I must not manufacture consent"....
Boris Johnson's "War cabinet" will spend at wartime levels on state propaganda. Because it's a war against you, the poor, the students, the old, the sick, the young families - oh and manufacturing. It's a war for greed and racism. Which side are you on?
Here's the Corbyn speech that Sky ran in full and which BBC TV news is suppressing
Priti Patel's callous diatribe against the poor of Barrow and other places went viral. So the BBC took it down. Here it is again ??
BBC’s Jon Sopel reporting May pushed for early strike “to avoid having to get parliamentary consent”. That’s the democracy you now live in.