Dystopian Modern Britain. A Picture that says a Thousand Words. Welcome to the End…

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The following was written by @mikeypie12

Welcome to the End…

I recently attended the TUC rally in Manchester, where I was interviewed twice. By both radio and the BBC. The BBC asked why I was protesting, to which I replied that, “I don’t support the criminalisation of workers.” This was followed subsequently by the interviewer asserting, “The (Tories) won the last election and we had our chance to vote them out.” I responded that, “76% didn’t vote for them… but that is the sytem. Also, to my knowledge (and please correct me if I’m wrong) there wasn’t anything in the Conservative manifesto which they campaigned on in the last election about anti trade-union bills, so they didn’t even get a mandate for it from the 24% who voted for them.” He looked at me unimpressed. Such was the implication that I should be perhaps questioning the legitimacy of a government…

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