Friday December 6, 2019

We’re getting close to the stage where the fate of our country could end up being decided by a set of Dungeons and Dragons dice. This explains the EU’s seeming intransigence over its negotiated position, and May’s robotic talking points in parliament last Wednesday. Neither party can deviate very far from the edge of the cliff, because to do so would be ridiculous

Blame it on a post-colonial fantasy, but there’s nothing imaginary about the damage Brexit will do to Britain, and to us

20th January, 2019

Brexit means Brexit, but Brexit means everyone getting out of Britain’s way as it boldly attempts to return to the days when it was an empire and could dictate the destiny of smaller nations and former colonies.

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Brexit means Brexit, but Brexit means conflict over the border on this island. The EU wants to protect the integrity of its single market at all costs. A no-deal Brexit implies an exit from that single...

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