Austerity UK. A time of monsters.

Posted: December 13, 2010 in Current affairs

“The old world is dying away, and the new world struggles to come forth: now is the time of monsters.” Antonio Gramsci. Selections from Prison Notebooks, 1971.

“Britain is entering a new era of lawless riots and violent disorder, the country’s most senior policeman warned yesterday.” Daily Mail online, 25 November  2010.

 

“I have in mind the “riffraff,” that “rabble” almost unpolluted by bourgeois civilization, which carries in its inner being and in its aspirations, in all the necessities and miseries of its collective life, all the seeds of the socialism of the future, and which alone is powerful enough today to inaugurate and bring to triumph the Social Revolution.” Mikhail Bakunin, 1872.

“When it comes to exploitation the bourgeoisie practice solidarity. In combating them the exploited must do likewise..” Mikhail Bakunin, 1872.

 

Kate's response to William's fears that he may have to pawn mother's engagement ring to pay for his children's education.

"Oh for fuck's sake, Charles! Not another night at the Palladium!"

And finally, Merry Christmas from David Cameron.

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Comments
  1. Rabelais says:

    I like this. It reminds me of one of those photo essays by John Berger. Theory and Practice.

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