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Brexit full

The People’s Brexit – NOT STARMER’S LABOUR or BORIS JOHNSON’S ” DEAL”

Brexit full

DEMAND THE FULL BREXIT–

A BREXIT Plan for renationalisation, state-backed investment funds, direction of capital investment, regional development policy, regulation of trade, an end to compulsory competitive tendering, the restructuring of VAT and legislative equality for migrant workers.

Yes, we want economic relations with the EU to continue, with no-tariff or low-tariff trade if possible. Yes, we want freedom of travel across Europe to continue, with full residency and citizenship rights for all who live here.

Yes, we want social, educational, scientific, environmental and cultural co-operation not only to continue — but to flourish.
 
We want a genuinely People’s Brexit which would enable Britain to strengthen its economic, social and cultural links directly with other countries around the world — not as part of an ever-expanding European power bloc, nor as a poodle of US foreign and military policy.
 
 We want a genuinely People’s Brexit that will repatriate powers from Brussels in scores of policy areas and devolve them to the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh National Assembly and to regional assemblies in England.
 

Reform of Parliament – PR and  NO  “Fixed-Term Parliament Act.”

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By every analysis and definition, the majority of working-class voters in Britain voted in June 2016 to leave the European Union.

 
The biggest single reason for doing so was a popular desire to re-establish sovereign self-government here, in practice.
 
People wanted our democratically elected parliaments and governments in Britain to be free to decide the policies that have such a profound impact on most people’s lives.
 
 Yes, many voters also wanted to see that sovereignty used to limit immigration from eastern Europe, wrongly believing that this is the biggest single factor undermining terms and conditions of employment, putting debilitating pressure on public services or pushing Britain’s welfare bill beyond the bounds of affordability.

 
But the proper response to these concerns is not to brand 17.4 million people as undereducated, ignorant bigots and racists who can be led by the nose by Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson.
 
The proper, progressive response is to explain how Britain’s deep and long-running social and economic problems — poverty, gross inequality, chronic insecurity, underfunded public services, underinvestment in productive industry and modern technology — arise from the capitalist class system itself.
 
The Problem
 
Authority has been transferred to an international apparatus of unelected and unaccountable institutions designed to protect capitalist interests against any democratic threat to them.

 
Yes, the working class and the people can elect their local, national and central councils, parliaments and governments. They can even elect a sham European Parliament.
 
But all elected bodies must act within the ever-tightening rules, directives and treaties of the European Union, policed by the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the European Court of Justice.
 
Furthermore, the basic treaties of the EU are irreformable, unless left and progressive governments can win office in all the most powerful member states at around the same time and can survive the enormous pressure that big business would bring down upon them.
 
In Britain, the immediate reality is that a largely pro-EU Tory government has negotiated a bogus Brexit with the European Union’s hard-line pro-market, anti-socialist bureaucracy. It has carried out the wishes of the most powerful circles of monopoly capital in Britain — the banks, the giant corporations, the CBI, the Institute of Directors — represented in the business advisory council set up by Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor Phillip Hammond.

 
Big business wants to keep Britain as closely aligned as possible with the EU single market and customs union and their big business “freedoms” — the freedom to export capital, to establish in business anywhere, to trade with minimal regulation and to super-exploit migrant labour.
 
For the capitalist class, a bogus Brexit is better than a real Brexit, although the first choice would be no Brexit of any kind. That’s why, should May and Michel Barnier’s bogus Brexit be defeated in the House of Commons, big business will throw its weight fully behind the campaign for a second referendum.
 
They believe, in true European Union fashion, that the people must vote, vote and vote again, until they come up with the only acceptable answer. The people must learn to love “Big Brother.”
 
The tragedy is that, for more than two years, the Labour Party has utterly failed to defend democracy and popular sovereignty, 
 
Corbyn’s plans for renationalisation, state-backed investment funds, direction of capital investment, regional development policy, regulation of trade, an end to compulsory competitive tendering, the restructuring of VAT and legislative equality for migrant workers all run counter to existing EU statutes.

 
The Tory government’s business advisory council, the CBI and the City know this and they have been reminded of it by the European Commission. That is why they fear a real Brexit — a People’s Brexit — and want a bogus Brexit or better still no Brexit instead.
 

 

 

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