Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Thursday, December 13, 2007

''No-one is above the law''

Even Gordon Brown, who comedian Mark Thomas is trying to put in the dock for breaking New Labour's repressive 'Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005' which includes a ban on making 'an expression of opinion' within the confines of Parliament Square. Brown seems to have broken this when he unveiled a statue of Nelson Mandela in front of a crowd recently - arguably making a political statement in the process. On Radio 4, Mark Thomas explained that he was entitled to also bring charges against Nelson Mandela himself (who attended the event), but he thought Mandela had done more than enough time in prison in his life already. However, there is the possibility that Mandela knew that he would be breaking the draconian SOCAP Act of 2005 when he attended the unveiling of his statue and thought that, well, if there is an unjust law, then it must be broken by whatever means necessary...

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1 Comments:

At 5:30 am, Blogger Renegade Eye said...

That has the CIA feel to it.

 

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