Shine A Light Tour, Billy Bragg

Yay!! The Bard of Barking is coming to York, 24/01/2017

Billy Bragg concert in York, Shine A Light

Billy had this to say about the legacy of that good friend of General Augusto Pinochet, Margaret Thatcher: “The death of Margaret Thatcher is nothing more than a salient reminder of how Britain got into the mess that we are in today. Of why ordinary working people are no longer able to earn enough from one job to support a family; of why there is a shortage of decent affordable housing… of why cynicism and greed became the hallmarks of our society. Raising a glass to the death of an infirm old lady changes none of this. The only real antidote to cynicism is activism. Don’t celebrate – organise!”

 

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