We have a tax-raising power in Scotland but not in English regions. I want genuine regional taxation powers [in England].
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We can win an awful lot of people into the political spectrum, by offering something that is … radical.
Marx analysed what was happening in a quite brilliant way, if we are investing in infrastructure then we the public should get the benefit of it.
The point in the report is that you shouldn’t say to somebody just because they’re Jewish, you must have an opinion on Israel. Any more than you say to anyone who is a Muslim you must have an opinion on any vile action that’s been taken by misquoting the good name of Islam. I just ask people to be respectful and inclusive in their debate.
The message will be very, very clear that we are campaigning to defend and extend workers rights and trade union rights in Britain.
Labour Party members must all be free to criticise and oppose injustice and abuse wherever we find it.
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So investors don’t go down to the television studio and make sure that the local talk show host or news director is doing what they want. On the other hand, there are other complex mechanisms which make it fairly certain that they will do what the owners and investors want.
Jefferson, to his credit, at least recognized that the slavery in which he participated was ‘the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other.’
This transformation of competition into monopoly is one of the most important-if not the most important-phenomena of modern capitalist economy.
You in Lebanon, your power is no match to Israel. Israel, militarily, is more powerful than you and maybe it is more powerful than all the Arab countries, or most of them.
The Obama campaign greatly impressed the public relations industry, which named Obama Advertising Age’s marketer of the year for 2008,’ easily beating out Apple computers. A good predictor of the elections a few weeks later. The industry’s regular task is to create uninformed consumers who will make irrational choices, thus undermining markets as they are conceptualized in economic theory, but benefiting the masters of the economy. And it recognizes the benefits of undermining democracy in much the same way, creating uninformed voters who make often irrational choices between the factions of the business party that amass sufficient support from concentrated private capital to enter the electoral arena, then to dominate campaign propaganda.
The realities are that, you know, as a black man, you know, Barack can get shot going to the gas station, you know.
To escape the impact of a well-functioning system of propaganda that bars dissent and unwanted fact while fostering lively debate within the permitted bounds is remarkably difficult.
Can you imagine what the outcry would be if Snoop Dogg, failing career and all, had aimed and fired the gun at President Obama? Jail time!
As president, I will bring all the parties and stakeholders together. I am going to come up with a solution that respects the environment and does not cause an upheaval in the economy.
The agents of [government] regard the wealth of their master as inexhaustible; are careless at what price they buy at what price they sell.