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Brexit crisis a chance to turn the tables on the Tories

July 14th, 2017|Brexit, constitution, Corbyn|1 Comment

If talk of the “constitution” leaves you cold, think again because the political crisis blowing up around Brexit can be made into an opportunity for citizens to shape the future in their own interests.

The UK constitution – like any […]

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Remake democracy to end Toryism

The unpredictable political and constitutional crisis sweeping the UK is a sure sign that we have to remake our democracy from top to bottom. Building on the social movement that all but toppled the Tories on June 8 can […]

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For a people’s independence for Scotland

We are in a different world politically since the first referendum on Scottish independence was held in September 2014. The vote for Brexit is driving a continuous crisis of the UK […]

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Another Brexit is possible

We should use the Brexit process to talk about what matters to us rather than what’s good for British business in terms of trade, access to markets and regulations.

That’s the corporate agenda, which is the priority for all the […]

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Brexit constitutional crisis reflects deeper disquiet

October 13th, 2016|constitution, real democracy|0 Comments

People rarely get the chance to have a direct say in political affairs but when they do, the consequences can be dramatic as the constitutional crisis that has erupted over Brexit testifies.

Parliament and the government are at bitter odds […]

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Brexit – a seismic event

July 15th, 2016|Support|0 Comments

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The Economist’s headline was ‘Brexit and the markets: a seismic shock’

Doomsday scenarios – warnings of its consequences – abounded: the British Pound will weaken,

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After Brexit vote, ‘Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition’

July 12th, 2016|Visions|0 Comments

flagAlways expect the unexpected. That should have been the government health warning at the bottom of the European Union referendum ballot paper. For the outcome has unlocked a whole load of […]

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