Marxist. Trade Unionist. Socialist-feminist. Author. Poet. Speaker. Tutor. RMT ex-Exec. Workers' Liberty. Autie. Bi. PUFC fan.

Welfare Benefits

We need them. The right wing attacks them.

How to Bring Back the Hunt

Submitted by Janine on 14 July 2015 at 14:07

First, establish in the common consciousness that they are vermin,
A scourge on our civilised way of life.
Point out that jobs depend on it,
That the route of the hunt is the road to recovery.
Explain that the years without the hunt brought
A resurgence of uncontrolled, destructive, anti-social villainy.
Circulate reports of their most savage crimes:

Once Upon a Tory Time

Submitted by Janine on 19 February 2015 at 09:52

Despite our crusade to screw the low-paid
And the jobless and sick in our midst
They're parading their crimes in our nursery rhymes
And in fairy tales told to our kids

We just can not pander to this vile propaganda
So my job as benefits minister
Is to go through each rhyme, taking one at a time
And eliminate anything sinister

Don't Mention the Pension!

Submitted by Janine on 10 April 2021 at 13:17

Now sit up, pay attention
They're coming for our pension
I'm feeling apprehension
I don't trust their intention

It gives me hypertension
This isn't an invention
- that's your misapprehension
Consider this dimension:

For if it's their intention
to raid our hard-won pension
or cut down their subvention
They're going to face dissension