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Brexit Tag Archive

Is this what democracy looks like? Parliament prorogation and “the will of the people”

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The years since the Brexit referendum have taught me that if you ask any number of people what democracy means you will get as many answers back.   I could try to give my own...

Fringe review: the People’s Boat

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The title is, unsurprisingly, very representative of the play. The People’s Boat is about Brexit, is set at sea, and is full of puns. The comedy focuses on four Southerners who...

Boris Johnson’s rise to power: the great rejuvenation of the UK

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After the inevitable fall of Theresa May, a dedicated, yet notably ineffective prime minister, it was obvious to all that the next leader of the Conservative Party needed to be...

Boris Johnson’s rise to power: violent ideas become violent actions

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The ruling class asks us to engage Boris Johnson on his personality and ‘ideas’, and followingly the mainstream media drools over the man’s life like a (relatively) fresh...

Have I Got News For You episode cut from air

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Joe Holloran gives his opinion on the BBC's decision to cancel an episode of Have I Got News For You for its political impartiality......

Opinions divided after university raises the EU flag

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On Friday the European Union flag was raised outside of the Armstrong Building to “recognise the contributions of our hundreds of European staff and students and that of the...

Brexit: are new funds sticking a plaster on a fatal wound?

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Rarely has a government been criticised for promising billions in funding to some of the most deprived local authorities in the country. Theresa May has once again demonstrated...

Top keksit

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I was barely through my third pre-dinner vodka when I heard the news. Theresa May’s deal got voted out again by a margin of 149; perhaps not as big as the literally historic...

The B-word and travel

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Brexit. We don’t really like talking about it but secretly we are all worried about it. As of right now, many of us may be booking flights back home for Easter break or booking...

Brexit Article 50: Part 50

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With less than a month left for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the House of Commons, saying that a decisive vote will...