"Now, in the way global capitalism has developed, that's gone," Mr. Loach said of the changing world that has left people like Daniel Blake behind. "There's no [more] job security. Investment leaves the old industries behind for the countries where they can"
"The Palestinians' land is being stolen, they are being oppressed in every way, their daily lives made intolerable, many are imprisoned unlawfully in Israel, including shockingly, their children," Mr. Loach said. "I'm afraid your pious words will mean nothing if you turn your backs on the Palestinians. For their sake, and your own self-respect, please think again.'