In Hong Kong now, (as the New Worker has been reporting), ordinary citizens are tearing down the barricades and asking the protestors to go home because their point has been made. Many in Hong Kong have been disappointed and alarmed by the misrepresentation emerging through the Western media.
(This article was originally published in the New Worker – the newspaper of the New Communist Party of Britain – Issue No. 1791, Page 5
This inverted or distorted impression of the world serves as the basis for the psychology of the bourgeoisie, and has been expressed on a number of occasions by the former Conservative MP – and now House of Lords member – Norman Tebbit. He served under the notorious government of Margaret Thatcher throughout the 1980’s, holding a number of important ministerial posts, and actively participating in the devastation that regime inflicted upon the people and Socialistic institutions of the UK. In April, 1990, he made an extraordinary attack on the UK’s vibrant multicultural communities. He suggested (in a widely broadcast interview) that all the socials ills in Britain were not the product of capitalism, but rather the fault of the ethnic minorities who had come to settle in the country after WWII.
It would appear that Baroness Warsi has no problem ignoring the suffering of multicultural Britain. This expert manipulator of the media whilst she was in a position of governmental power, never once questioned the morality, logic, or ideological validity of current Tory policy toward the ordinary and often vulnerable people of the UK. Workers toiling for an ever decreasing wage, disabled people dying of starvation because many have not understood the benefit cuts enacted against them, and workers and unemployed queuing together at poorly supplied food-banks in the hope that they can make ends meet for another day.
The message of US imperialism is clear – the lives of (white) Europeans are inherently more important than those of non-Europeans, an openly racist motif that continues to form the ideological underpinnings of US aggression around the world today, and serves to explain its unflinching support for the terrorist state of modern Israel and its fascist philosophy of Zionism.
It is the duty of every worker to educate him or herself. Without access to ideologically sound education, the worker is destined to remain in