Notebook – questions…

Questions for Bonnie:
– are the cuts proposed by the Con Dem dalliance as incoherent as some have said? Or are they the rabid response of an ill-cooked coalition of opportunist troglodytes?
– Or, rather,  is this a specific move/set of moves on the part of neo-liberal capital (structural adjustment programmes for all!)?
– are the cuttings in the different sectors the ‘same’ in terms of impact, rhetorical style (audience) and analysis needed?
– can the opposition to cuts be articulated in a way that goes beyond a return to 1999 defensiveness, so as to begin moving towards a society ‘fit for purpose’ (ie where labour power is not captured by capital. where machines no longer work us, where the war machine does not wreak universal havoc [that’s our job])?
– can the analysis help link up the sectoral campaigns/groups?
– what language is needed to counter media spin, the myth of apathy (pretty well busted in the last week or two) and resignation?
– what language capitalises upon/celebrates the resurgent atmosphere that presently sustains the campaign?
– where is the time to write something on all this, eh john, where? Emile, please give us hand with this text. Good on yer.
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(the pic is of Emile explaining to me that although it is raining, he can go outside and ride while carrying an umbrella).