I see. So in the other thread you are calling for mass immigration in order to keep an unsustainable capitalist economic system on "growth life support" for a bit longer, and in this thread you are quoting a socialist, anti-capitalist agenda founded on creating a new sort of growth, while saying "of course, it should start with de-growth."biffvernon wrote:Here's a plan.
Of course it should start with degrowth rather than growth, but that's an argument for a later day.Jeremy Corbyn wrote: Growth not austerity – with a national investment bank to help create tomorrow's jobs and reduce the deficit fairly. Fair taxes for all - let the broadest shoulders bear the biggest burden to balance the books.
A lower welfare bill through investment and growth not squeezing the least well-off and cuts to child tax credits.
Action on climate change - for the long-term interest of the planet rather than the short-term interests of corporate profits.
Public ownership of railways and in the energy sector - privatisation has put profits before people.
Decent homes for all in public and private sectors by 2025 through a big housebuilding programme and controlling rents.
No more illegal wars, a foreign policy that prioritises justice and assistance. Replacing Trident not with a new generation of nuclear weapons but jobs that retain the communities’ skills.
Fully-funded NHS, integrated with social care, with an end to privatisation in health.
Protection at work – no zero hours contracts, strong collective bargaining to stamp out workplace injustice.
Equality for all – a society that accepts no barriers to everyone’s talents and contribution. An end to scapegoating of migrants.
A life-long national education service for decent skills and opportunities throughout our lives: universal childcare, abolishing student fees and restoring grants, and funding adult skills training throughout our lives.
Do you know what the words "coherent", "consistent" and "credible" mean, Biff?