Labour Manifesto hysteria turns public off billionaire-owned mass media

Of course, Rupert Murdoch lives in the US and is now an American citizen, but apart from that, the information appears correct. [Image found on Facebook.]

Never mind the cameraman whose foot was run over by Jeremy Corbyn’s driver (a policeman, it seems, not known to be a member of the Labour Party at all) – the billionaire-owned mass media have really shot themselves in the foot over Labour’s leaked manifesto.

The people who run these organisations still think they can tell us what to think; they haven’t adapted to the fact that we can offer our opinions back, as soon as they have published their drivel.

Take a look at this forceful re-editing of a Daily Mail front page, that exposes the falsehoods presented by Lord Rothermere’s organ:

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The Mail and the Telegraph (owner: the billionaire Barclay brothers) both suggested that Mr Corbyn’s manifesto was an attempt to drag Britain back to the 1970s – without acknowledging that it was the decade when income inequality was at its lowest and people weren’t doing as badly as they are now. Yes, there had been an oil shock, engineered by the very rich, that had caused a recession. But the long-term effects were not to be felt until after Margaret Thatcher enforced her version of neoliberalism on us. That’s why Gabriele Kreichgauer posted this:

I also like this one, that arrived courtesy of Martin Odoni:

But we know Labour would not actually be taking the country back to the 1970s. That would be impossible because conditions across the world have changed. Labour would be taking the UK forward to a better future than the corrupt, rich person’s paradise/poor person’s hell in which we are currently living.

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14 thoughts on “Labour Manifesto hysteria turns public off billionaire-owned mass media

    1. Zippi

      The Tories have been trying to take us back to the 1380s, since Margaret Thatcher’s day. What is it that people think that the Conservatives are trying to conserve(!)

  1. Zippi

    Mr. Corbyn can’t take us back to the 1970s, because time travel is not yet possible! It hasn’t stopped the Tories trying, though!

  2. Dez

    i cannot think for one moment that these billionaires who made their bucks by fair means or foul would ever see a newspaper as an untapped easy cash cow. However as part of the Global Order this is probably their contribution to the Club, or probably lodge, to ensure the sheople are totally misinformed and lied to so that they are scared off making the right decisions. Thankfully the readership and viewers of these misreable rags are reducing all the time and folk are at long last starting to realise their mistake in ever trusting their information as being the gospel. Still time to think very carefully about your vote just a great pity proportional representation is not adopted to ensure some even government.

  3. Stu

    21st Century version of the 70’s actually sounds good to me….

    Carbon-free journeys to work on a Spacehooper or Raleigh Chopper whilst listening to Led Zeppelin, Abba, Eagles and Showaddywaddy on my smartphone.

    Double and Triple time work re-introduced as well as proper half-fare for schoolkids

    I could think of worse things……

    1. Zippi

      Aye, Sunday’s off; proper family time, instead of the constant grind of commerce, 7 days a week, with no Peace, even if you’re fortunate enough not to be working! I had a Grifter… it was stolen.

  4. Rusty

    The 70s, halcyon dazed! Those long summers my father working 40 hour week and we got by very easily! Never heard of anyone going to food banks!!!

  5. Rusty

    Do you know what you call a worker who works 60 plus hours a week who cannot afford to eat and has to use food banks to survive? A slave!!! Wecome to tory Britain

  6. casalealex

    “There is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.” WILDE

  7. george

    Lord Rothmere is a tax exile allegedly living in France. In actual fact he lives in Wiltshire, but only physically, legally he is in France.

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