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Re: BREXIT

Postby Steve James on Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:06 am

They were protesting enactment of the vote to leave.


We all know that. My point is that it's not "against democracy." I can't say whether the result of Brexit will be good or bad. I think they're stuck with it in some form or fashion. Apparently, millions of people are not satisfied with the form it is (struggling) to take, and the possible results of some forms it may take. That is entirely up to them. To silence them would be undemocratic.
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Re: BREXIT

Postby klonk on Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:16 am

Brit wit is perhaps over-subtle.
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Re: BREXIT

Postby grzegorz on Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:26 pm

UK lawmakers seize control of Brexit process from Theresa May's government - CNN
https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/03/25/uk/bre ... cnn.com%2F
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Re: BREXIT

Postby Zonker on Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:25 am

Interesting development but, I won't be holding my breath: https://www.rte.ie/news/brexit/2019/032 ... eresa-may/
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Re: BREXIT

Postby grzegorz on Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:36 am

Watch "Poland: Far-right trample EU flag, demand 'Polexit'" on YouTube

https://youtu.be/7DzthlQC_DI

klonk wrote:Brit wit is perhaps over-subtle.


Perhaps that's from a lack of any wit.
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Re: BREXIT

Postby Steve James on Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:07 pm

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Re: BREXIT

Postby grzegorz on Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:25 pm

Hate crimes rise post Brexit vote.

Watch "Life for Eastern Europeans in post-Brexit Britain - BBC Newsnight" on YouTube

https://youtu.be/RmQ5vzaJWXc
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Re: BREXIT

Postby GrahamB on Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:20 am

Dark times, but I still have not given up hope. Sometimes it's darkest before the dawn. If a hardline Daily Mail columnist can change his mind, there's still hope...

"It’s nearly three years since I, along with 17. 4 million other Britons, voted for Brexit. Today I have to admit that the Brexit project has gone sour.” So began the Daily Mail columnist Peter Oborne’s widely shared piece on why he changed his mind about Brexit. The article stood out because it was a rare example of someone changing their mind and admitting to it in public.

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/opende ... ink-again/

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It’s nearly three years since I, along with 17. 4 million other Britons, voted for Brexit. Today I have to admit that the Brexit project has gone sour.

Brexit has paralysed the system. It has turned Britain into a laughing stock. And it is certain to make us poorer and to lead to lower incomes and lost jobs.

We Brexiteers would be wise to acknowledge all this. It’s past time we did. We need to acknowledge, too, that that we will never be forgiven if and when Brexit goes wrong. Future generations will look back at what we did and damn us.

So I argue, as a Brexiteer, that we need to take a long deep breath. We need to swallow our pride, and think again. Maybe it means rethinking the Brexit decision altogether.

Certainly it means a delay when we can think about it all in a period of calm. Europe is offering us this opportunity. President Tusk is ready to offer a year’s extension. I say: grab it with both hands.
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Re: BREXIT

Postby GrahamB on Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:39 am

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Re: BREXIT

Postby Steve James on Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:25 pm

Hmm, an ultimatum "or else"? Or else what exactly?
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Re: BREXIT

Postby grzegorz on Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:43 pm

One thing I will say about Brexit, at least it isn't just us Americans who are embarrassed when we show our passports abroad.

Thanks UK.
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Re: BREXIT

Postby GrahamB on Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:25 am

#24 Brexit Heresies
A question from a listener leads us into an interesting discussion about Brexit and the miasma...

This week we take a short break to talk about Brexit, the meaning of sovereignty, the Miasma, and the state of British and European politics and political systems. The Mongol Empire also gets a mention or two.

https://www.spreaker.com/user/9404101/2 ... t-heresies
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Re: BREXIT

Postby grzegorz on Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:31 am

And voilence returns to Northern Ireland...
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