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If you think all the big political parties are the same - you're right! The bosses have got three parties - isn't it about time we had one of our own?

 

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Credit Crisis - Fat Cat Britain

Gordon Brown boasts of building a 'stable' economy and 'ending the Tory boom and bust.' Tell that to the hundreds upon hundreds of ordinary people queuing round the block outside Northern Rock to withdraw their life savings! It seems the 'lucky chancellor' is to become an 'unlucky prime minister', and its ordinary workers who'll feel the brunt of it.

 

As chancellor, Brown oversaw a period of boom where the rich got richer, with the average pay rise for a FTSE-100 director for '06 - '07 reaching 30%! But for most of us it seemed as if that boom was taking place in another world, with wages stagnating, conditions worsening and bills being covered through credit each month.

 

Enormous anger has built up at the unequal nature of society. A job - albeit often low paid and insecure - and the availability of relatively cheap credit, have softened the blows that have rained down on working-class people.

 

But now the chickens are coming home to roost and the chaotic unregulated nature of global capitalism means that images like those outside of Northern Rock could become more common.

 

The commentator Will Hutton stated in the Observer: "No culture [of regulating business] exists in degenerate Britain. We need a party which will speak for an interest other than self-interested, amoral plutocrats. None exists."

 

The only sort of party that could put anyone's interests above those of the fat cats and financiers would be a party made up of and controlled by working class people. Join us in the fight for such a party.

 

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