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/



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