We're facing anther five years of cuts to invaluable public services like the NHS, libraries, the fire brigade, benefits for the disabled and poor. Tuition fees will be kept at £9000 a year, leaving young people with around £30,000 worth of debt eqch. Big businesses like HSBC, Starbucks, Amazon, Topshop - these will be allowed to continue to avoid billions of pounds of tax, and leave ordinary people paying the price by way of brutal 'austerity' measures.
I'm heartbroken, but I refuse to give up.
People slag off Russell Brand, but you don't have to agree with him about whether or not we should vote, to see that he's right about one thing. To truly call ourselves a democratic nation, we need ordinary people to start making their voices heard, and not just once every five years on election day.
If we want the government to listen to our grievances, we've got to make it bloody difficult for them to ignore us. It's no good just sharing lefty articles on Facebook about the bedroom tax. It's all too easy for politicians to ignore that kind of slacktivism. You have to act.
Protests! Campaigns! Strikes! Strengthening the unions and building unions where there are none! Petitions! Marches!
Which is why I've set up Lefty London.
Find out more at... WWW.LEFTYLONDON.COM.