British Riots: Elites "Shocked" The Poor Are Rising Up Against Brutal Austerity Measures | AlterNet

The so-called leaders who have taken three solid days to return from their foreign holidays to a country in flames did not anticipate this. The people running Britain had absolutely no clue how desperate things had become. They thought that after thirty years of soaring inequality, in the middle of a recession, they could take away the last little things that gave people hope, the benefits, the jobs, the possibility of higher education, the support structures, and nothing would happen. They were wrong.

British Riots: Elites "Shocked" The Poor Are Rising Up Against Brutal Austerity Measures | | AlterNet.

This is the same, old class-war. Nothing's changed. The biggest crooks are still the richest. They still buy their dupes, minions, and sycophants.

Whose side are you on?

I stand with the righteous poor. Stand up for them too with me.

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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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