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The Brexit Sinkhole Beckons

It seems to me that the start of 2018 has been a watershed period marking a clear, unequivocal shift in the reasons and rationale behind Brexit. Until now, I think there has at least been a trace of intellectual consistency in the arguments of right wing politicians...

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Scaling Mount Coldplay

The path for any critically acclaimed artist with ambitions to become a household name must sometimes resemble a long hike up a mountain.  You start your journey at the trailhead, the equivalent of performing to a few hardy souls in an old parking garage in Poble...

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Blue is the colour

Still feeling very annoyed by the ludicrous amount of coverage being given to the triumphant decision of the British government to do something they’ve been free to do at any point in the last thirty years: change the colour of our passports from burgundy to blue. The...

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Drink driving towards Brexit

So after years, and even decades, of campaigning to leave the EU, David Davis shocked us (but somehow didn’t shock us because that would imply we thought he was intelligent to begin with) with the revelation that nobody in the DeexEU had actually analysed the impact...

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Delusions of grandeur

One of the common criticisms often laid at the door of “faceless Brussels bureaucrats” (aside from having no features) is that they just don’t understand how the world works. In the days after the Referendum, Nigel Farage took great delight in making a coronational...

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