Plymouth and South Devon Freeport 2024

Plymouth and South Devon Freeport 2024 – 40 x 50cm, acrylic on canvas

What’s missing from libertarian reforms of governance and rewriting of laws? – The foundations of socialism, a system that installed egalitarian economics, and managed capitalism with GDP fairly balanced between wage and profit share. New Labour and Cons buried socialism. The catastrophic mistake of Labour was to follow a ‘third way’, something between socialism and laissez-faire capitalism, outsourcing growth and deregulation, this paved the way for the Great Recession. Labour’s shift to the right was a gift to the far-right and here we are.