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What next on Brexit?

During the last year, my thinking about our relationship with the European Union has been evolving. I remain convinced that leaving is a major act of political, social, and economic self harm (in that order), which will damage most many

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Its our future: give us the choice!

In a democracy, we elect a Government, and if we don’t like what they do, we vote them out. Leaving the European Union is not like that: once we have left, its over for us, our children and grandchildren, so

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My team: right or wrong

Why are people not changing their minds as the difficulties of Brexit become increasingly clear? Since the referendum, exit negotiations have made almost no progress, and the Government is increasingly in disarray, with Ministers and MPs quarrelling about what they

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Five Provocations

Most politics, at national and international levels, operates on the assumption that the world will continue to be broadly as it is, and that the survival of a relatively prosperous, healthy and happy human population can be achieved by modest

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