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(Source: damonalbarndays)

"Of course she was popular, she was offering people their homes at a cut price. But she didn’t build any houses. She created today’s housing crisis, she produced the banking crisis, she created the benefits crisis. It was her government that started putting people on incapacity benefits rather than register them as unemployed because the Britain she inherited was broadly at full employment. She decided when she wrote off our manufacturing industry that she could live with two or three million unemployed and the legacy of that, the benefits bill that we are still struggling with today. In actual fact, every real problem we face today is the legacy of the fact she was fundamentally wrong."

- Ken Livingstone on Margaret Thatcher. (via iandsharman)

"Ed Miliband doesn’t give a damn about what he looks like, how he dresses. He came into politics to change society."

- Ken Livingstone (via fuckyeahmiliband)

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Tony Benn - 10 min History Lesson for Neoliberals