[fc-uk-discuss] Fundamental Socialism or: How I Learned to Stop
Worrying and Love The Man by Mick Hucknall
mjr at phonecoop.coop
Thu Nov 23 14:07:01 GMT 2006
David Berry <D.Berry at sussex.ac.uk> wrote:
> Right. This is painful.
Yep, it is:
> Mick Hucknall. Yes the one that sings in that godawful band UB40.
UB40: James Brown, Robin Campbell, Norman Lamont Hassan, Michael
Virtue, Ali Campbell, Earl Falconer, Brian Travers, Astro, featuring
Laurence Parry, Martin Meredith says www.ub40-dep.com
"Mick Hucknall is lead singer of Simply Red Simplyred.com"
"Mick Hucknall formed Simply Red in 1984 after his previous group, the
punk band Frantic Elevators, disbanded." www.simplyred.com/musicians/
Failure to check facts sign of dumbing down of ac.uk, news at 11.
> Also, check out the comical definition of 'socialism' that Mick
> introduces here. Presumably under this logic privatisation of the
> health service, schools and the police would all be 'fundamental
> socialist' moves.
Yeah, they're just based on a different idea of social, you know?
All these people, they're not society. They're human resources and
market capital providers. Society is corporations now. ;-)
> I tell you, it really has come to something when corporations start
> banging the *socialist* drum to try to defend their interests! I hope
> that Labour won't be dumb enough to fall for it (don't hold your
> breath though).
Come now - they'll just threaten to release more Simply Red albums
if the government doesn't comply. Cruel and unusual treatment indeed.
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