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(en) Britain, London, Class War*, If Voting Changed Anything – They Would Abolish It - The general election has been set for Thursday May 5th.

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Date Sat, 16 Apr 2005 18:50:57 +0200 (CEST)


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It goes without saying that the choice between Tweedledee and Tweedledum is
even more unappealing this year than usual. That is probably why the turnout
in many parts of Britain is likely to be lower than the turnout in parts of
Iraq in their “election” in January.
In Iraq many people did not vote for fear of being shot or blown up – in Britain
many of us would not go near a polling station if our lives depended upon it!
In some parts of the country smaller political parties will attempt to “fill
the vacuum” by posing as an alternative to the established, establishment
parties. In parts of the north, Midlands and London suburbs, this is likely to
be the fascists of the British National Party.

In some inner-city areas it will be the Islamo-fascists and Trotyskists from
the Respect Unity Coalition (RUC). The RUC is an unholy alliance of the Muslim
Association of Britain (MAB), the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) and Saddam
Hussain’s old mate George Galloway.

All these groups offer is a brand of politics based on race and identity.
In the case of the BNP they want to turn the clock back to an all-white,
law abiding, poor but loyal Britain that never really existed. With no doubt,
a few elements of 1930s Germany thrown in for good measure.

The least said about the sort of society the MAB, SWP and George Galloway
would build, the better.

If that is all that is on offer, the big question remains – what are we
going to do about it?
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* Local of the Clqass Warr anarchist federation.


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