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‘Ǎr dsndnts wl nt fgiv s’ … Filip Pŭlmn, picćrd in 2019. Foṭgraf: Jef Gilḅt/Rex/Śuṭstoc
Filip Pŭlmn: ministrz śd fes ćarjz f Brexit poḷtics sloud PPI

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 20 April 2020)

Noṿlist sz guvnmnt śd b ‘ćarjd wɖ cnspiṛsi t mrdr’ f rluctns t wrc wɖ ɖ YY obstructd pṛviźn

Alisn Flud. Tyzde, 21 Epril 2020

Filip Pŭlmn hz sd ɖt ɖ YC guvnmnt “śd b arend on ćarjz v cnspiṛsi t mrdr” f it z faund ɖt “fr Brexit-rletd rīznz” MPz dd nt tec part in ɖ YY pṛkrmntscīm t bai PPI.

Ɖ guvnmnt hz prīvịsli sd it wz unebl t jôn ɖ YY scīmz az it hd nt rsivd an īmeil v invteśn. Bt ɖ Gardịn rvild last wīc ɖt ɖ YC míst ʈri oṗtyṇtiz t b part v ɖ YY scīm t bulc-bai mascs, gǎnz n gluvz.

In a bîtñli criticl ese publiśt bî Penḡn, ɖ oʈr v Hiz Darc Mtirịlz sz ɖ intîr frunt bnć śd rzîn f it z faund t b tru ɖt MPz dclînd t ptiṣpet “fr Brexit-rletd rīznz”. Bt Pŭlmn pridictd ɖt no reẓgneśnz wd folo bcz ɖ MPz rsponsbl “hv nt a sngl gren v śem”.

“So ɖe śd b arend on ćarjz v cnspiṛsi t mrdr. Nʈñ les wl d. Ɖe ń ɖ riscs, n ʈt ɖ’d rɖr apiz ɖ fomñ zeḷts v Brexit,” raits ɖ noṿlist, hu hz dscrîbd Brexit az a ctastṛfi in ɖ past.

Ɖ ese sz ɖt ɖ pṛfǎnd ćenj v srcmstansz mīnz w śd nǎ hold bac on līvñ ɖ YY. “Ɖr r so mni clir advantjz t biyñ in ɖ YY, n ɖ beṇfits v līvñ r so tenẏs n fansifl, ɖt w mst rvizit ɖ ref̣rendm n hop ɖt ɖs tîm ɖ Lebr parti undr a ny līdr wl ple a propr part in ɖ arğmnt; n ɖt ɖ lîz, ɖ ćītñ, ɖ flegṛnt n śemlis mndaṣti wl b fŭli xpozd bî a stroñ, paśṇt, n foc̣st campen t rmen,” sz Pŭlmn.

A loñ-tîm critic v ɖ Cnsrvtiv guvnmnt, Pŭlmn lez ǎt hiz b’lif ɖt “w mst brn ǎt ɖ old c’rupśn n istabliś a betr we v livñ tgɖr”.

“It’s ol got t ćenj,” h raits. “F w cm ǎt v ɖs crîsis wɖ ol ɖ ric̣ti, flî-bloun, wrm-ītn old strucćrz stl intact, ɖ sem ven n indḷnt public scūlbôz in ćarj, ɖ sem hejfund manijrz stufñ ɖer oṿlodd pocits wɖ grīsi fngrz, ǎr dsndnts wl nt fgiv s.”

Ɖ ese z part v a ny siriz fṛm Penḡn oʈrz, Pspctivz, of̣rñ ɖer rsponsz t Covid-19. F’loṣfr AC Grelñ hz ritn abt hǎ ɖ f’loṣfi v ɖ Stǒics cn gîd s ʈru ɖ crîsis, Hoḷcōst-svîvr Īdiʈ Īgr on hǎ w cn fînd streñʈ in ɖ mdst v it, n Maḷri Blacmn on hǎ ɖ pandemic śd līd s t a fẹrr ssayti. Penḡn sz ɖ siriz z intndd t folo in ɖ spirit v its fǎndr Aḷn Len, hu set p ɖ publiśr in 1935 “t enśur evrwn hd axes t ɖ gretist mîndz, storiz n îdīaz ʈru aforḍbl n hî-qoḷti bcs”.

“No mor importnt z ɖs ɖn in tîmz v unpresdntd crîsis,” ɖ publiśr sd.

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