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Do you think that Britain should pay reparations to Jamaica for slavery? I would say... yes.
the least surprising news ever.
but cousin six times removed... would cover most of us wouldn't it. Well, not the Germans of course, our history remains unblemished.
Will never ever happen, obviously.
"No i had to go through the proper legal process"
Justice for Silkz!
If I'm honest.
by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged.
I'd need to know more, but this strikes me as something that can be resolved in other ways
as servants to the rich who may have been from families who profited, have to undergo further impovrishment considering the coming shitstorm that has started.
Reparations SHOULD be made when there is a connection, this is too far fetched and the implications of rolling out similar righting of injustices evenly is impossible.
Perhaps if we started small rather than with grand political gestures....like a) stop being racist b) act responsibly for things that are going on NOW when we KNOW there IS a connection.
Bhopal victims still aint been compensated even though there is direct linkage and existing victims who are suffering still as a result....yet WE tolerated the olympics to be sponsered by DOW who not only own union carbide, but they also messed with agent orange, as did monsanto....but if someone brought that up at the time of the olympics everyone says that thats just being miserabilitst.
Have targeted achievable aims with reparations.....perhaps compensate people who lose limbs due to western ordnance or mines laid after instruction by western experts......perhaps try to not spread hatred and destruction from the air elsewhere, perhaps not have nasty capitalism shit on the poor in other countries? perhaps, perhaps perhaps. There are tons of things that could be done.
And until I hear people suggesting that those who inherited wealth in this country are the ones who will be paying compensation, then its a big fat 'NO' from me.
Why do we not support the idea of african nations like burkino faso breaking off from the west and trying to improve itself (like under Thomas Sankara? the uk said NOTHING, when all the good stuff was being attcked)
Why not sanction the us for its unhidden brutality towards (mostly) people of colour? why not become morale and good in our actions now?
Answer because there is not enough will to be human. to overcome the shit society stuff
of richness, to give up their fortunes/stately piles to give to people in jamaica.....for instance, the queen....she doesnt really need jewels or gold, or so many rooms. she cant eat them.....surely THAT would be the most relevant AND symbolic reparation
Not every family was involved with slavery.
to lock up more Jamaicans.
Well done dave
And said it would be good that we could send the Jamaican criminals in english jails to this jail saving the uk tax payer money.
What an absolute cunt of the highest order.