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John Naughton
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John Naughton Jun 28
Simon Wren-Lewis: “Remember most Labour voters did vote Remain”.
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John Naughton Jun 28
"UK’s decision to join the EU was taken for sound reasons. Its decision to leave was not."
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John Naughton Jun 28
Policy discussions among the Brexiteers remind one of Radio 5 Live phone-ins after an England defeat. Saloon-bar logic rules OK.
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John Naughton Jun 28
Martin Wolf: “This is probably the most disastrous single event in British history since the second world war.” Yep.
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John Naughton Jun 28
Lovely demolition job on Rohan Silva’s tech fantasies in the FT’s Alphaville blog.
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Faisal Islam Jun 27
The really significant thing here: just how strong the Tory Leave vote was 60%+
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John Naughton Jun 28
Nearly half of UK voters don’t want to leave the EU. Just over half do. For decisions as big as this societies need two-thirds majority.
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John Naughton Jun 28
Repeat after me: 52-48 is not a “clear result”. It’s a marginal call. It’s ‘decisive’ only in the way full-time scores in Euro 2016 are.
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John Naughton Jun 27
“Brexit feels like a burglary. As time goes on you keep discovering what has been lost.” Frederic Filloux
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John Naughton Jun 27
“The sociology of Brexit” by Will Davies. Most insightful piece on the vote so far. Well worth reading in full.
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john mulholland Jun 26
IDS on Marr: "The £350m was an extrapolation. It was never total". Altho cant see ''extrapolation' on this poster
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Ian Yorston Jun 26
EU Referendum Local Results 2016 vs Mad Cow Disease Outbreak Areas 1992. Allegedly…
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alan rusbridger Jun 26
At times like this you can't improve on the wise words of the former permanent secretary of the MoD
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Conor Gearty Jun 25
T Blairs support for Iraq war a mistake but driven by judgment of public interest. Johnson purely + simply about ambition. Shocking.
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emily bell Jun 26
in our house is like catching up with a soap opera..'oh Lucy Powell has gone too'...'...what does she do again?'
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James Gleick Jun 26
What happens when a democracy makes a profound decision by popular vote and immediately senses, collectively, that it made a mistake?
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ben goldacre Jun 26
This photograph should follow Boris for the rest of his career. Printed on banners. Shouted from loudhailers.
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Richard Sambrook Jun 25
Apparently the Irish embassy has taken on 200 extra staff to deal with surge in applications for citizenship
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David Cleevely Jun 26
Where is that bus now? Let's take it on a tour of the U.K. this summer.
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John Naughton Jun 26
Jeremy Corbin is the Bernie Sanders of British politics, and Boris Johnson is the Trump. Why? They're not interested in governing.
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