Brexit had a Rorschach-test quality to it. Voting Leave could be the solution to any and every problem, according to many voters. Voters were encouraged to believe this by politicians and lobbyists, many of whom were being dishonest, according to political experts. Five years since the referendum, in his resignation letter, former Brexit minister Lord Frost has put into … [Read more...] about The Brexit bait and switch: Why did politicians encourage people to vote Leave?
Is Boris Johnson encouraging simplistic notions of national identity in an attempt to further his political career? UK Foreign Secretary Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born in New York City. A dual national for most of his life, he renounced his US citizenship in 2016. He has Turkish, English, German and French ancestry. In Johnson's recent "Brexit Manifesto" … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson and fake Brexit nationalism
Many British people voted for a British exit, or Brexit, from the EU in a referendum on Thursday June 23, 2016. With more than 30 million votes cast, referendum turnout was 71.8%. Across social media, Remain voters who are not happy that their side lost, and that the UK is leaving the EU, have been labelled "remoaners" by Leave voters and told to "suck it up", "move on" and to … [Read more...] about Reasons why Brexit is not valid