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‘Heavy-handed’ crackdown ignores underlying reasons for failure to attend classes, say critics

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[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

I'm not from there so I can only look from the outside, but it seems like the UK really fucking hates it's children?

[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Not just children. The Tories need a kind of generalised hate to keep them in power. "Look! Over there! The poor people have all your money!". Not because a plurality of the electorate actually fall for it but because the billionaires who own the media keep the noise deafening to make sure no one pays any attention to their grift. Which means that the Labour party is too spineless to oppose it, keeping turnout nice and low while the Tories chase the fash to the right.

[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 month ago

Seems eerily similar to the strategy in America

[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 month ago

Indeed. Fascism is power protecting itself. And, even if the specifics vary worldwide, power has needed a great deal of protection since it fucked up and crashed the global economy. Again.

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