Scrap this austerity election

There are grave reasons for regarding the British general election in May as a deadly farce. If the major parties are sincere about eliminating the deficit, running a surplus and seriously reducing public debt they threaten to ruin the country. If they are not than they have failed to declare the real objectives of their austerity programs. Moreover in attempting to market austerity they have scapegoated the poor and deeply divided Britain. It may even be wise to postpone the election until expert advice can be taken. Continue reading