The Ambridge Socialist
The real Borsetshire Echo: 60 years of class struggle in Ambridge
23rd July 2012 CONTACT KEITH FLETT 07803 167266
Milk prices:No to Borsetshire Land’s Megadairy
With continuing farmer’s protests at milk prices the Ambridge Socialist Editorial Board has met to review the situation.
Socialists can have no sympathy with large capitalists such as the milk producer Wisemans or leading supermarkets that have been cutting margins on milk prices. The Ambridge Socialist salutes Co-operative stores who have not done this.
The main enemy is always at home and this means that the milk crisis must see renewed protests at Borsetshire Land’s proposed mega-diary the purpose of which is precisely to hit small producers and improve profits for the agri-business
Ambridge Socialist Editor Keith Flett said ‘typically the BBC version of events in Ambridge has given little coverage to Brian Aldridge’s role in plans to force out small milk producers and replace them with Mega-Dairies like that planned by Borsetshire Land
Is the Archers too exciting?
An article in the little known Sunday Telegraph paper [22.7] has claimed that listeners are deserting the BBC’s version of events in Ambridge because with the current story line around attacks on Brookfield it is simply too exciting. Francis Wheen [Editorial adviser to the Ambridge Socialist] has responded in the Independent [23.7] by pointing out that while the Archers has one or two moments of excitement each year it remains fundamentally extremely boring. Ambridge Socialist Editor Keith Flett said ‘fires, rapes and armed robberies are not exactly unknown in Ambridge. Like all the best stories of life the Archers ebbs and flows with the rhythm of the class struggle
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