Sunday, October 13, 2013

A right royal rip-off - What the Royal Mail privatisation tells us about modern Britain



It’s the wilful destruction of another much-loved British institution. The privatisation of the Royal Mail, the British postal service, brings to an end nearly five hundred years of history- stretching back the days of King Henry VIII. 
By privatising the Royal Mail, our coalition government has shown that it does not care a jot for our national heritage, or the devastating impact the sell-off will have on remote rural communities, or how the elderly and the poor will be disproportionately affected. They have shown us that all they care about is rewarding their wealthy backers in the City of London and keeping in with the giants of global capitalism.

Me on the shameful sell-off of the Royal Mail. You can read the whole article, over at RT.com OpEdge.

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