Ash Sarkar just No Platformed a pro-Brexit trade unionist

The middle-class left gets more ridiculous by the day.


Topics Brexit Free Speech Politics UK

The middle-class left gets more ridiculous by the day. Today, Novara Media’s Ash Sarkar announced she has pulled out of speaking at an upcoming People’s Assembly demo, apparently because she couldn’t bear to share a platform with pro-Brexit trade unionist Eddie Dempsey.

— Ash Sarkar (@AyoCaesar) August 30, 2019

Dempsey’s inclusion on the line-up has angered left Remainers, largely because of his support for No Deal, and they have called on Sarkar and others to pull out in protest.

Others have re-aired MP Clive Lewis’s ludicrous claim that Dempsey is a racist – purely because Dempsey once suggested in a speech that the liberal left had driven some people to support the far right.

But most of the backlash is clearly about Brexit:

— Simon Hannah ? (@Simon_P_Hannah) August 29, 2019

Owen Jones has now also pulled out, saying he wants to save his energy for the mad Remoaner ‘Stop the Coup’ demonstrations, of which he has quickly become a key part:

So there we have it. Bourgeois ‘leftists’ have No Platformed a working-class trade unionist. All because he supports Brexit. There could be no better example of how detached these people are from real radical politics and working-class interests.

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Topics Brexit Free Speech Politics UK


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