He went missing without a trace in 1920, just before he was about to expose Prime Minister David Lloyd George for selling honours for between £10,000 to £40,000. He (or his body) has never been found, and it is thought that the British government had him murdered to keep him quiet.
Rehabilitating these racist symbols in the UK should be treated with the same repulsiveness that any attempt of rehabilitating the Nazi German Swastika is treated. No one would ever seriously ask the victims of the German Swastika to ;proudly’ carry that flag as a means to ‘take it back’ from the Nazi Germans – this is exactly what Sadiq Khan is asking Londoners to do. Tony Blair asked the victims of racism to carry the symbol of that racism during his time as prime minister – it did not work – and it will not work now. The only symbol for the international working class is Red Flag.
Understanding this opens the notion of ‘beauty’ into a much deeper and broader spectrum of manifestation (not limited to the ‘material’ plain), that requires a much more sophisticated means of perception in the observer.
I have always been of the opinion that African-Americans are the most Revolutionary aspect of the US working class due to their history of the experience of enhanced oppression under capitalism:
Interesting to read the attacks on Xu Yun’s age (purported to have been 120 years of age at his death) emanating from pro-Western Taiwan Chinese
Public health will suffer because of the decision of Sutton Council to privatise the bins – and it is the responsibility of Sutton Council alone. Resist this tyranny by not co-operating or assisting in this unfolding catastrophe.