Harry Leslie Smith, vocal critic of austerity, dies aged 95 | The Guardian

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2018-11-28T09:27:17-04:00
"Describing his motivation, he wrote: “I am one of the last few remaining voices left from a generation of men and women who built a better society for our children and grandchildren out of the horrors of the second world war, as well as the hunger of the Great Depression. “Sadly, that world my generation helped build on a foundation of decency and fair play is being swept away by neoliberalism and the greed of the 1%, which has brought discord around the globe. Today, the western world stands at its most dangerous juncture since the 1930s.”"
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