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Thoughts on the EU referendum today

November 19, 2018 0 Min Read

During the referendum on the EU, I campaigned for Remain; I was not surprised when the result was to leave it was the most likely outcome. The aftermath divided the country; the result gave fuel to those pushing for Scottish Independence another tool in their argument which may bring some to their cause. I do believe in democracy and that when we begin to ignore the results, we weaken the…

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Personal thoughts on the EU Referendum

March 23, 2016 3 Min Read

I don’t want to focus on the standard arguments of trying to renegotiate trade agreements or the possible effect on the economy or any of the other points or hypothesis that get put forward in these referendum articles or by people. Instead, let’s look at internal concepts one of Sovereignty and the other of Tribe and how both are essential to how we view ourselves and arrive at the decisions…

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