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UK continues to export plastic waste to developing countries as part of new post-Brexit regulations.

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Alexa Wed 17-Feb-21 11:26:39

It would help people in the UK yo have a government with a high moral tone.

I despair when I think of the UK that earns money from selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, and exports poisonous rubbish to poor people abroad.

During WW2 we were all engaged in a fight against cruelty and injustice. How our country has changed!

vampirequeen Wed 17-Feb-21 12:06:03

It's all to do with enabling some people to make vast amounts of money at the expense of others.

Until we have a government (of any political persuasion) which works for the good of all then sadly these situations will continue. At the moment money is god and everything that is decided is based on that premise.

Ilovecheese Wed 17-Feb-21 14:46:22

Yes, it does seem to be seen as perfectly o.k. for a small number of people to have more money than they can ever spend, which is therefore of no use to anybody, while other people have to go to food banks. The small number of rich have a lot of admirers while the larger number of poor get made into poverty porn targets and blamed for their own misfortune.
Who has been the most useful during this pandemic though? The hedge fund manager or the delivery driver?