- Created: Thursday, 07 May 2009 13:29
- Written by FRFI
Things can only get better,
Can only get better,
Now I've found you…
Thus chirped the pop-song; the Labour Party’s theme tune as they returned to government ten years ago. It was the soundtrack that promised rewards to the middle classes who voted them in, but nothing for the poor.
In the run-up to the 1997 election charade Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! said: ‘vote Labour and there will be no change…In fact it will be more oppressive, more racist, more anti-working class than the Tory government’ (editorial FRFI 135). This was not a guess or a long shot. It was statement based on analysis and history, which led us to conclude that: