Thursday, December 20, 2007

Singing the praises of both Tesco and Julie Burchill - WHYYYY????

Yet again that Bristol Blogger has gone a step too far. He's sung the praises of Tesco before (he's addicted to the pesticide residue on the 'value' carrots I think) and this time he's also saying nice things about Julie Burchill, who shares his admiration for them it seems.

They are both dead wrong. Tesco and other big supermarkets represent a very large amount of power in the hands of a very few. They should be subject to at least the following to avoid the worst injustices and to provide a much more genuine choice to shoppers (see ).

*a legally binding code of practice

*an independent watchdog overseeing the grocery market

* a block on any new take-overs by Tesco or other major supermarkets.

*real support for local shops from local authorities and government

*internationally-recognized workers' rights throughout supermarket supply chains.

1 comment:

  1. Why is everyone singing the praises of that article? I thought it was patronising bollocks, which I am going to direct my friends to if they ever ask me what I mean by 'missing the bigger picture' in politics.


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