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Communist Party of Britain Calls for “Mass Campaign” for “People’s” Brexit.

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“Deluded deliberations of ‘left-wing’ and liberal remainers” says Communist Stalwart.

An emergency resolution submitted by the party’s Oxford branch said the agreement would “prevent our country from adopting any radical programme that would reassert workers’ rights, require firms to adopt mandatory sectoral collective bargaining and enable industrial regeneration through state aid and the comprehensive public ownership of utilities.

“It is a charter for big business, as set out by the government’s business advisory council, and principally designed to protect financial services” at the expense of other sectors of Britain’s economy.

The congress rejected arguments that the agreement should be accepted as preferential to bids by Labour’s right wing, the Liberal Democrats, Scottish and Welsh nationalists and the Greens to reverse the electorate’s 2016 decision to leave the EU, with mover Dave Stavris arguing that it would preserve all the worst aspects of EU membership.

And London district’s Alex Gordon quoted the Morning Star to the effect that, rather than Ms May’s deal being described as “Brexit in name only” it should be labelled Leave in Name Only — “if you’re lino they’ll walk all over you.”

But the party vowed to oppose both the deal and undemocratic efforts to keep Britain in the EU, saying that the left should fight for a general election to return a left-led Labour government that “meets the needs of working people and frees us to initiate international relations based on co-operation and peaceful development.”

Party members would work to build a mass campaign for a People’s Brexit and congress called for a big turnout for People’s Brexit launch meetings in London and Halifax this Thursday.

Communists call for mass mobilisation against May’s bogus Brexit

The Communist Party of Britain’s allies, the “thriving through chaos” revolutionaries of  Counterfire want to make a go-it-alone Britain a “beacon of hope” for the whole world.

Britain is not leaving a progressive paradise but a bloc with chauvinistic neoliberalism hardwired into it. The left has no business defending membership and promoting reform of a rotten structure. The sooner the structure collapses the better.

The left should rather be mobilising in the streets and workplaces to scrap neoliberalism at home. That could make the island a beacon of hope for struggles on the continent and an ally of progressive peoples everywhere. The task is not easy but it faces the left in every country. We have to rise to the challenge if we do not want Britain becoming an off-shore tax haven for the super rich.

Liberals lament Britain leaving the European Union, but the politics of the bloc is increasingly right wing and nasty, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

(an academic and a member of the Serbian  Marks21. Serbia is not yet a full member of the EU).

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If a “mass moblisation” lights this Lighthouse, the new Pharos, what exactly is a successor to the Tory government going to do to negotiate a ‘People’s Brexit’?

Where is there own ‘draft’ of a negotiation strategy replace the May draft agreement?

Or are they too willing to tumble out into the good graces of the WTO and Trump with a ‘hard’ popular anti-austerity Brexit?

Answer comes there none.

But there is little doubt that these statements indicate yet more signs of growing polarisation in British politics.

If you want to know what these people think of the pro-European left and campaigns such as Another Europe is Possible CPB supporter Nick Wright offers a clue,

Is a 21st century National Government of class collaboration taking shape?

It is significant that liberal opinion, whether in the poisonous form of Guardian and BBC journalism or as the deluded deliberations of ‘left-wing remainers,’ is most implacably opposed to the stand taken by the Labour leadership on these issues.

The sight of people who once marched against the Iraq war marching in lock step with Tony Blair, Alistair Campbell, George Osbourne and David Cameron shows just how deeply embedded liberal ideas are in sections of the left.

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  1. ” frees us to initiate international relations based on co-operation and peaceful development.” With whom. It used to be with the BRICS, but I assume that this is down to the RICS. I am all for a trade deal with Cuba. I wonder what goodies the UK could trade with the Kims. Or maybe Trump and Putin will offer “fair” trade deals.

    Jim Monaghan

    November 19, 2018 at 1:22 pm

  2. Andrew Coates

    November 19, 2018 at 6:11 pm

  3. This brings a whole new meaning to the concept of Delusional and the word delusion. What kind of a world are these people living in? The one inside their own heads obviously.

    Dave Roberts

    November 19, 2018 at 8:02 pm

  4. The Corbyn/Murray/Milne position: Labour would getter a better deal in three months than the government has managed in two years by asking more nicely, but if they needed longer they could use the transition period to renegotiate the withdrawal agreement that must be agreed for the transition period to come into effect, and they don’t like the Brexit deal agreed by Brussels, because it doesn’t provide the exact same benefits of EU membership which they disliked because of state aid and competition rules, but remaining is not necessarily better than leaving with no deal at all, and the outcome of the referendum must be respected but all options remain on the table, but a second referendum is not an option for today but could be tomorrow, and if it was Corbyn doesn’t know how he would vote.

    Jim Denham

    November 19, 2018 at 9:12 pm

  5. Correct me if I’m wrongly understanding the lingo. My sense, as a spectator, is that Brexit is an antonym for Anschluss. Just today I was reading a 1941 Brazilian news story on “France” and the wire service identifier was: Vichy…

    oiltranslator

    November 19, 2018 at 11:56 pm


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