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Economic Myths #14 – Share the Wealth


Economic Myths #14 – Share the Wealth

By Duncan Whitmore

Clement Attlee is, with little doubt, one of the more notable of Britain’s former Prime Ministers. Apart from the long lasting effects of his legacy he was, in 2004, voted the “Greatest British Prime Minister of the Twentieth Century” in a poll of 139 academics.

Needless to say, with such a high ranking in academic circles, almost every “accomplishment” of the post-war government that he led (with the possible exception of decolonisation) is likely to be an anathema to libertarians. Not only did he nationalise key industries such as the railways, canals, road haulage, coal mining, gas, electricity, telephones and steel manufacturing, he practically created the “cradle-to-grave” welfare state, the jewel in the crown of which was the now untouchable sacred cow, the National Health Service. Furthermore, he successfully entrenched the “Keynesian consensus” – the idea that full employment would be maintained by Keynesian fiscal policy – that was to unite all parties of any stripe for the three decades ending with the election of Margaret Thatcher’s government.

With such profound and fundamental changes to British society, many of which are still felt today, it is important to have an insight into Attlee’s motivations towards the legislation that his government passed. Read more

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The public breaking of the BNP, on live Wireless Tele Vision, says something about what will happen to anybody who…


…gets on or appears to get in the way of the Enemy Class Project.

David Davis

I am back. [GROAN….I hear you all say: I bet you preferred Michael who held the Fort while I was out and about.] Happily I missed all the hoohah and Wireless (you get it) Telly-Telly stuff about Nick Griffin and the staged public demolition of his policies, by those who either have the same policies or will have to institute completely identical ones. Which is to say, The Enemy Class.

As an Enemy-Class-ist, the problem you have when you want to (a) disenfranchise, and (b) marginalise and ultimately exterminate the culture of, a whole very very large section of the people of a nation which you have decided to eraze, out of misplaced but correctly-targetted revenge for successes of real liberalism in the past by others, is this. It is that you have to demonise the people who see a Main Chance, and can speak up for it, however mistakenly. You do not, yet, through your incompetently GramscoFabiaNazi faith in historical inevitability, have access either to terror-Police, or not many, nor have you taken care to set up “Vernichtungslager” or even concentration camps: worse, you have failed to label the proposed Concentration Camps as  “positive-health-and-dietary-amelioration-supplement/education-augmentation-facilities in relocational-theatres”….

Really, over this BNP scruck, they the Enemy-Class are on a smallish hiding to nothing, at least from now on.

If they said nothing about the BNP at all and just let it go and be, then its support will grow because it simply says the things that the disenfranchised Old White Working Class (and other bits) wants to hear being said. [That does not imply that what it wants is a right solution.]

And if they demonise it, then that will then just amplify the feeling that there is a class – the Enemy Class – that is the enemy of the aspirations and hopes of ordinary individuals who know nothing political, have nothing much in this world in the way of goods and chattels, and just want to be allowed to get on with grubbing along in even slight comfort before dying, and without too much in the way of hegemonic interference. Which is pretty much what has happened to nearly 100% of all humans since the beginning of history.

Really, it’s the hegemonic people’s fault. They hegemons will really all have to go, as Michael said yesterday.

All this is good for us. really.

Time to have a prod at Polly Toynbee again (with a sharp stick)


David Davis

Here she is trying to pretend that Conservative talk about families distracts from the real work of socialism, which is income redistribution.

Sad, sad woman. She either reall really does not get it about humans and life, or else she is truly a socialist, and thus wicked. I am beginning to fear the latter.