Interesting News, Articles and Commentary

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The man with his head in his hands above wrote a lovely piece. The comments are interesting too. https://ec.europa.eu/commission/2014-2019/andriukaitis/blog/thoughts-weareseat123_en

Blog post by the man behind Nigel Farage in that photo from the EU parliament.

 

Potential second referendum?

http://mashable.com/2016/06/28/brexit-fix-it/#7IyAPQ8mgiqO

Branson weighs in

https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/calling-parliament-take-second-look-eu-referendum</a>

Referendum Claims / Inaccuracies / Misinformation / Lies

    European Movement – Mythbusters

(29/06/16)
http://euromove.org.uk/mythbusters/
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    Guardian – Vote Leave’s campaign director defies MPs

(20/04/16 (pre-referendum!))
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/apr/20/accuracy-is-for-snake-oil-pussies-vote-leaves-campaign-director-defies-mps

      JK Rowling – years of lies

https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/745931839248932865

    Guardian – British fishermen warned Brexit will not mean greater catches

(28/06/16)
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/28/british-fishermen-warned-brexit-will-not-mean-greater-catches

    Independent – Why are we so surprised that Boris Johnson lied when he’s been sacked for lying twice before?

(27/06/16)
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/why-are-we-so-surprised-that-boris-johnson-lied-when-he-s-been-sacked-for-lying-twice-before-a7105976.html

    BBC – Reality Check: Have Leave campaigners changed their tune?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-eu-referendum-36641390

    UN declares UK austerity breaches human rights

This one cheered me up although it’s not directly related to BREXIT

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2016/06/un-declares-uk-s-austerity-policies-breach-international-human-rights

Consequences of Brexit

    Forbes – What next after Brexit? (27/06/16)

http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevekeen/2016/06/27/what-next-after-brexit/#6b8f781446f8

    BBC – Berlin eyes Britain’s tech talent

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36642560

    Reuters – EU tells UK single market access requires full free movement (29/06/16)

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0ZF29S

Racism / Xenophobia

    Guardian – Emboldened by Brexit, Europe’s far right is surging

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jun/28/brexit-europe-far-right-rightwing-extremists-politics-terrorism

The Union – Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, England

    Independent – Spanish PM opposes EU talks with Scotland (29/06/16)

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/spanish-prime-minister-mariano-rajoy-opposes-eu-talks-with-scotland-a7109176.html

    Brexit might not happen

Independent – Even though we voted for it, a Brexit won’t happen. Here’s why. (28/06/16)
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-wont-really-happen-second-referendum-markets-value-housing-pound-a7106996.html

    Guardian – John Kerry: Brexit could be ‘walked back’ (29/06/16)

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jun/29/john-kerry-brexit-could-be-walked-back-david-cameron

Guardian – UK voted for Brexit – but is there a way back? (29/06/16)
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jun/29/uk-voted-for-brexit-but-is-there-a-way-back

Regretful voters

    Independent – The Mail has explained what Brexit means and its readers seem shocked. (25/06/16)

http://indy100.independent.co.uk/article/the-mail-has-explained-what-brexit-means-and-its-readers-seem-shocked–Z1772TI4aNW

    Independent – The Sun has also got around to telling its readers what Brexit will mean, and they are not happy (26/06/16)

http://indy100.independent.co.uk/article/the-sun-has-also-got-around-to-telling-its-readers-what-brexit-will-mean-and-they-are-not-happy–WySvafrAVZ

    Huffington Post – Brexit ‘Regretters’ Say They ‘Weren’t Really Voting To Get Out Of The EU’

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/brexit-eu-referendum-people-regretting-leave-vote_uk_5770e6b3e4b08d2c56397a46

Relating to the referendum itself

    FT – The demographics that drove Brexit (24/06/16)

http://blogs.ft.com/ftdata/2016/06/24/brexit-demographic-divide-eu-referendum-results/

    BBC – The result in maps and charts (28/06/16)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36616028


Lessons we need to learn
http://rightsinfo.org/brexit-five-lessons/



If you want to do more, consider
marching or demonstrating
<a href=”http://dancetog.com/2016/06/29/letter-to-my-mp/&#8221; signing petitions

Don’t be put off by others, all of the above are part of our democratic rights. We need to do as much as we can that is legal to counter the racism and intimidatory tactics of those who either don’t understand the law and civil society or simply don’t care.