Jeremiad: The Berlin Wall and the election of Blair and Obama
These events have been greeted with euphoria – shared by all but a few. The first had the best outcome, though East Germany is still not on a par with the West.
The reigns of Blair and Obama have caused many unnecessary deaths of soldiers and civilians – a slaughter which continues.
The present political actors are failing politically, economically, socially and environmentally and it’s time to look elsewhere.
Could we find parties with radically different policies who are not indebted to corporate donors? We briefly look at three:
A quick websearch finds reports of UKIP, now bankrolled by former Tory funder Stewart Wheeler, and Kent businessman Alan Bown, who has already donated £500,000 and is prepared to make good “any shortfall” caused by the withdrawal of Paul Sykes who had donated £1.4m.