Saturday, March 15, 2014

"Jesus was a socialist" - words to remember Tony Benn

The world has lost a great social democrat with the passing of long-time British Labour MP Tony Benn.

Benn had nothing in common with the "new" Labour of phoney Tony Blair. Benn was an old-school idealist who stuck with his beliefs even though the temptations of opportunism led the majority of his party in another direction.

This interview with Michael Moore done a few years ago gives some sense of the man;

Godspeed Mr. Benn, the world's a colder place without you.

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