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Please keep up pressure on the hideous Tory Party Conference with tweets and shares. Many tweet ideas are here at DPAC: http://dpac.uk.net/2014/09/tory-conference-tweetlist-cpc14/
The Tory policies affect everyone out side of the rich privileged bracket. Please, please think beyond the right wing media, encourage others to think. Not to dictate but to be aware! I am weary of these fuckers. Lets boot them and the oily self-serving liars of UKIP out out out into the
If you use our NHS at any time – if you assume it is there for you when you need it, or your loved ones need it – act now. If you have children that you want to see thrive and achieve no matter their class or future economic ‘worth’, then act now. If you have elderly parents who need social care – care that is appropriate and well funded by the state – act now.
If you, or those close to you have experienced hardship, redundancy, homelessness, abuse and came through with support of the state, fight some more to keep what WE – average citizens doing our best – know is precious. Our predecessors fought for what we have in endless tiny and magnificent ways – let’s keep up the fight to retain – and even better – our NHS, our social housing, social care, equality in education, fair working practices and beyond.
And let’s protest to stop poverty and disability being linked in a blanket fashion to ideas of moral weakness, of criminality and personal laxity – while huge companies dodge paying tax and ministers spend our money on dubious expenses and underwear.
We have to talk, to question, to discuss. Not rant and rave ideology like these greedy goons in power and those of their ilk, but openly, to share ideas and see that there are alternatives to this closed small-minded liberalism of the greedy rich.
We can stop this. We really can – together. And I must end with the verse from the poet Shelley in response to an earlier government atrocity, still powerful and still relevant:
Rise, like lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number!
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you:
We are many—they are few!
(From The Mask of Anarchy by Percy Shelley)