The Benn Speech

United Kingdom has along tradition of porwerful speechs listen for everyone in the world who inspires the nation. In WW2, then Prime Minister Winston Churchill said British soldiers should never surrender to nazis. On Wednesday, the Labour Shadow Foreign Secretary Hillary Benn goes to history.

He upholds the right of Britain defend itself against Daesh and its new fascism. When Benn said:

“We have a moral and practical duty to extend to Syria the acts we are now taking in Iraq,” Benn told the Commons, addressing his party directly.

“We are here faced by fascists,” he said of ISIS. “Not just their calculated brutality but their belief that they are superior to every single one of us in this Chamber tonight and all of the people that we represent. They hold us in contempt. They hold our values in contempt. They hold our belief in tolerance and decency in contempt.”

“And what we know about fascists is that they need to be defeated and it is why, as we have heard tonight, socialists and trade unionists were just one part of the international brigade in the 1930s to fight against Franco,” Benn continued.

“It’s why this entire House stood up against Hitler and Mussolini. It’s why our party has always stood up against the denial of human rights and for justice and my view, Mr. Speaker, is that we must now confront this evil. It is now time for us to do our bit in Syria, and that is why I ask my colleagues to vote in favor of this motion tonight.”

The history was made by single speech which represents the thaughts of civilized world against brutality. Benn broke up with anti-war position uphold by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. The Shadow Foreign Secretary was recognised by Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond for the one of the greatest speeches on British history.

The maverick act of Hillary remembers his father, Tony Benn, who makes historical speeches on Labour conference and upheld his principles despite party policies. Hillary speaking of the world by a simple message of defiance against facism made by ISIS across the globe for their terrorism acts.

It’s a tough message againts terrorism. Many papers has put Benn’s speech on its front-page of tomorrow edition. The words spoken by Hillary made us strenghten togetter against terror and their threats. The brutality of ISIS or Daesh lost by a single defiance speech made by Hillary Benn.



The end of austerity?

In 2010, late Labour government in UK tender a letter which announces to coalition counterpart It hasn’t money in cash. The Tory chancellor George Osborne had announced an autesrity plan to tackle the deficit and major reforms on economy. In 2015, Osborne announces a spending review on Autumn Statement for great surprise for everyone.

After a defeat on House of Lords which that decides to delay further cuts on tax credits. The chancellor has announced for a million of low wage families won’t cut their benefits on next April. The tax credits should be replace by Universal credits with less generous to vulnerables ones in 2018.

The move is a great surprise for Britons. The Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has pull out a chairman Mao Zedong’s Little Red Book to make a joke over Chinese investiment on Britain. But many analysts is very stunned with Osborne u-turn has never seen since the famous speech made by Margaret Thatcher on Tory conference in 1981 which she said ladies not turning.

The British papers put on his front pages on tomorrow morning the headline: The end of austerity? Osborne want to tackle the deficit and balance the books of the end of this parliament. But conservatives has tender a truce on welfare issues after a great crisis on house of Lords a month ago.

Also, the Chancellor has announced to not cut police budget at the moment in cause of threats of ISIS and terrorism. Osborne has made his remarkable speech on five years as chancellor. The youngest one who make spending cuts to save Britain from bankruptcy. Now, he’s a economic hero of Britain.