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  • “He told Disability Now, “I got a massive round of applause which went on for over a minute when I said that the union movement should pull the financial plug on Labour if it won’t defend our human rights, call for the end of the Work Capability Assessments and withdraw its support for welfare reform.””

    That said, it’s highly unlikely that any union will actually sever its financial ties with Labour, but it will be interesting to see how effective the alliance between the unions and grassroots disability organisations is in challenging Government cuts and defending disability rights.”

  • Getting very much less unlikely by the hour, according to my information, Sunil!

  • Bob Williams-Findlay June 29, 2011 at 11:08 am

    Total agreement with John’s argument. The best way to deal with Labour’s betrayal of ordinary people is to work towards making their financial status as bankrupt as their policies. The party rejected its historical ties in the late 1990s and only want the unions’ money because the men of capital aren’t paying for Labour’s “trick turning” at present. As Trotsky said: “Time to support them like a hangman’s noose”.

  • Martin Butler on Facebook June 29, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    Full respect for John, these starry eyed right wing fools in the labour party need a reality check

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