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just now by antaldaniel
What’s happening on Brexit? - The Washington Post
What to do about Europe overwhelms U.K. views on almost everything else.
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9 hours ago by noiseguy
Boris Johnson Is in Trouble With Brexit. Many Voters Don'€™t Mind. - The New York Times
Despite multiple setbacks, Boris Johnson could still win a general election. Analysts say that, like President Trump, he has played to his core.
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10 hours ago by noiseguy
Found this on Facebook
selling a Do and Die that will kill off farming across the nation…
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17 hours ago by kexrex
. & need policies for a post- election. Much as I desire , I suspect Boris will fin…
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21 hours ago by ianjindal
The language of Brexit ‘betrayal’ is poisoning politics | Jonathan Lis | Opinion | The Guardian
First, the facts. Corbyn’s position on Brexit has transformed over the past two years. At the time of the 2017 general election Labour was not committing to the single market, customs union or even a transition period. Now it guarantees a referendum that will, in all circumstances, include an option to remain in the EU. It is a curious form of betrayal that offers the people being betrayed exactly what they were demanding.

This is, of course, not to spare Corbyn legitimate criticism. Labour’s path to this referendum pledge has been slow and tortuous. Its language has been consistently murky and ambiguous. The long-standing policy of triangulation has confused and alienated both leavers and remainers. Even now, many voters are bemused by the notion that the party might renegotiate Brexit and then campaign against its own deal. Corbyn’s refusal, at this stage, to personally endorse either option has provoked further opprobrium.

The problem for Corbyn is that his tactics are at the same time sensible and unsustainable. It is entirely reasonable to seek to adapt a Brexit deal to suit his party’s priorities before putting that to the people, yet on the doorsteps it could sound ridiculous. It is, furthermore, a respectable ambition to stay above the fray during a profoundly divisive referendum campaign, but also absurd that a government might call a vote of such generational importance and not adopt a firm stance in either direction.

It is, in the end, inconceivable that Corbyn could remain officially neutral for a referendum. A Labour-led government would be compelled by its members and voters to support remain, and its leader could not diverge. But even if he did, that would represent a compromise and not a betrayal. Our fundamental problem is we have lost the ability to distinguish between the two.
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yesterday by petej
Brexit: The perils of progress on the backstop
@tconnellyrte is not convinced that we are much closer to a solution.
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yesterday by nwlinks
Looks like Thomas Cook is going bust with the loss of 22,000 jobs thanks to uncertainty.

Well done…
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yesterday by sabatini

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