Bio Quarter, Edinburgh 2024

Bio Quarter, Edinburgh 2024 – 20 x 50cm, acrylic on canvas

Blair’s majority could have repealed Thatcher’s draconian labour laws hobbling unions, but he refused. He didn’t renationalise the firms that Thatcher sold off either. Blair proselytized for globalisation, the antithesis of socialist nationalism Labour campaigned for post WWII. Labour’s failure was because they capitulated to Thatcher’s Neoliberal beliefs that the markets would ‘self-regulate’, this lunacy is being turbocharged by Sunak and Starmer in 12 Freeports and 74 SEZs or ‘Sovcorps’ aka ‘company towns aka charter cities.