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Rhetoric of Neo-Liberalism

individuals who are not as yet in possession of state power On the contrary, such a strategy encourages the progressive takeover of state power by communal elements, as well as the degeneration of the moral and ethical basis of civil society. Not all of us are physically and temperamentally equipped to fight the fascists 'in the streets', but all of us can certainly do something to expose and combat the communalisation of the state, to struggle against the prevailing authoritarian culture which encourages uncritical acceptance of communal propaganda, and to counteract callous indifference or hostility to people of other communities. Above all, we need to create a positive alternative vision of community by building relationships of solidarity, friendship and love across traditional barriers. There is no cause for complacency or excuse for inaction so long as anyone is threatened with persecution of any sort, nor can we afford to be confused about our principles and strategy when lives may depend on our ability to think clearly and act decisively.

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