A Socialist I Can Admire

I’m always staggered when I meet an adult aged 30+ who thinks socialism is workable. However even I admire the conviction & common sense of the late Tony Benn. He understood that there is something even more important than political ideology – DEMOCRACY.

“I don’t own powers given to me by my electorate, I borrow them & I hand them back at the end.”

See, he was a Socialist 2nd but a democrat 1st

For those of you who think Brexit is some sort of ‘far-right’ nationalistic travesty, listen to what this dyed-in-the-wool, left-wing, internationalist had to say many many years ago…


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