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3 Quotes filtered by Arthur Scargill

We will pave the way for a transformation and roll back the years of Thatcherism...We will turn economic ruin into economic recovery, and above all pave the way for a General Election to elect a Labour Government.

Arthur Scargill 14/05/1984

Category: Loony Left, Trade Unions

Tags: Arthur Scargill, Loony Left, Policy, Political Parties, Trade Unions

I have never been an idealist - that implies you aren't going to achieve something.

Arthur Scargill 1974

Category: Idealism

Tags: Arthur Scargill, Idealism, Ideologies

Only a fool wants a confrontation and only a fool wants a strike.

Arthur Scargill 06/11/1977

Category: Strikes

Tags: Arthur Scargill, Policy, Strikes

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The mood of the country as a whole and the opinions of the people who voted Lib Dem should be considered important enough to trump the petty indulgences of Liberal Democract activists and other loons. A general rule: when choosing between fucking the public and fucking the base, successful political parties tell the base to go fuck themselves.

Alex Massie

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