In an article I wrote earlier this year –Conservatism in a nutshell– I outlined some basic themes of New Right Conservative ideology. I said:
Conservatives don’t like social spending or welfare – our safety net. That’s because when you’re unemployed and desperate, companies can pay you whatever they feel like – which is inevitably next to nothing. You see, the Tories want you in a position to work for next to nothing or starve, so their business buddies can focus on feeding their profits, which is their only priority. Cheap-labour conservatives don’t like the minimum wage, or other improvements in wages and working conditions. These policies undo all of their efforts to keep you desperate. They don’t likeEuropean Union labour lawsand directives either, for the same reason.
Conservatives prioritise handing out our money to their big business partners, no matter what it costs us as a society…
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