Sunday, September 29, 2013

50,000 People take to streets in Manchester to protest at Tory Party Conference - Defend National Health Service

One of Britain's biggest cities has been witnessing its largest-ever protest - as health cuts draw tens of thousands onto the streets.

It's timed to catch members of the governing Conservative Party, who're descending on Manchester for their annual conference.

A message from Wales and from the spirit of Aneurin Bevan

"The National Health service and the Welfare State have come to be used as interchangeable terms, and in the mouths of some people as terms of reproach.

Why this is so it is not difficult to understand, if you view everything from the angle of a strictly individualistic competitive society.

A free health service is pure Socialism and as such it is opposed to the hedonism of capitalist society".'
Aneurin Bevan, In Place of Fear, p106

For Democracy and Class Struggle views of the relationship of the Welfare State to the Warfare State and a critique of Bevanite Social Democracy read:

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