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Macron Président: how France dodged Brexit 3.0

As my country announced centrist outsider Emmanuel Macron as new President, relief was the prominent feeling for me, and no doubt millions across the nation and the world. This is post-2016, a year which saw the rejection of politics as usual materialise into a nasty burn-everything, quasi medieval populism across…

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#PokémonGoHome, London’s latest brilliant anti-Brexit protest

London’s ability to satirically protest against Brexit hit a new high this week, as posters featuring Pokémon appeared around the city, with captions such as “by 2019 your Pokémon may lose their right to live in the UK” and “just because your #Pokémon is here, doesn’t mean it will stay”. Making the…

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Waking up to Brexit: a European’s political hangover

I’ve never been upset by politics before. Those close to me will know it can leave me disillusioned or disagreeing, sometimes annoyed and rarely indifferent. But never before has it left me genuinely saddened, gutted, sickened even. Until I woke up in Brexit England. The campaign to Leave the EU has…

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Referendums suck (and so do people)

In a couple of weeks, Britain will decide whether to stay or leave the EU. You may have heard about it on the news. After months of mathematical bickering, lame personal point-scoring and uncomfortable displays of xenophobia masqueraded as English patriotism, people will vote to determine Britain’s geopolitical and economic future,…

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Yes we Khan?

For some reason it took ages to count the votes, but there we have it. As expected, Labour candidate Sadiq Khan is London’s new mayor after a landslide victory over Tory Zac Goldsmith, and a bunch of idiots from Britain’s very own version of the First Order (UKIP, Britain First, BNP,…

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