Tag Archives: Brexit

Castes

A trip to Birmingham to make a TV programme about people’s attitudes to Brexit leaves Adrian Chiles pondering the question of social cohesion, or the lack of it. From his column in the RSA’s house journal, which doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Outsider

I should have paid more attention. Until this morning, I had no idea that the economics editor of the Guardian was in the anti-EU camp: When I voted for Brexit on 23 June, I did so for three reasons: because … Continue reading

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A bad case of groupthink

Frank Furedi on academia’s response to the referendum result: At the end of the conference, a Dutch colleague who knows that I voted Leave calls me aside and whispers: “I agree with you on Brexit.” When I ask her why … Continue reading

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Twitter quote of the day

As we struggled to keep track of the ever-changing post-Brexit news, David Hepworth summed it all up: “I remember when pop music was impossible to predict and politics was rather dull.”

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