dimanche 15 juin 2008

All strikes are justified

In any dispute, the default position is to support the strikers. Old Leon once said "...what is a strike but a mini-crisis of capitalism?". And quite right he was too, of course. Thus is it with the tanker drivers. OK as the news harps on incessantly they have the nerve to take home 32k a year - and many of us are on little more than half that - but the principle remains, as Milne points out, they are workers and their living standards are falling with the rest of us whilst the greedy fat bastard bosses - the ones who are really holding the country to ransom - are troughing up a billion pound profit per effing month. If you don't like it and feel agrieved -