Without consent there is no honourable case for remaining in the EU

March for Europe, July 2016 by mazz_5

A year ago I predicted that Britain was almost certain to trigger Article 50 and begin exiting the EU, after a narrow but clear victory for “leave” in the referendum.

So it has proved. In March prime minister Theresa May sent a letter to Brussels indicating that Britain will leave the bloc after 40 years’ membership. Legal commentary saw it as inevitable that once the article was invoked Britain would make for the exit, albeit with some resistance.

Now, who knows?

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Podcast Ep. 55: Cameron’s Endgame, UK Election Boundaries & Hillary Clinton’s Collapse

david-cameron-portrait-july-2010-by-thierry-ehrmann

The gang returns this week to discuss David Cameron’s retirement, the redrawing of constituency boundaries in Britain, and the health debacles of old lady Hillary Clinton – this time with comedian and Labour staffer Ben Powell in tow.

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Podcast Ep. 40: Panama Papers, Whitehall’s EU propaganda & Hong Kong independence

RD E40, Panama, EU Flags, Umbrella Revolution

The “biggest leak in history”, a pro-EU leaflet campaign from Whitehall and the prospect of Hong Kong independence are the three topics for this week’s podcast.

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Podcast Ep. 35: #Brexit, Private School Dominance & Britain at the Eurovision

RD E35, EU Flag, August 2011 by Bobby Hidy

The coming EU referendum, a report on the dominance of the privately-educated and the, er, Eurovision Song Contest are the subjects three of this week’s podcast.

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Podcast Ep. 33: The UN’s Assange verdict, Cameron’s EU Deal and Matt LeBlanc on Top Gear

RD E33, Julian Assange, EU Flag, Matt LeBlanc

A UN panel’s view that Julian Assange is being “arbitrarily detained”, David Cameron’s prospective deal with the EU and the announcement that Friends’ Matt LeBlanc will host Top Gear are the three topics Jimmy and John tackle in this week’s podcast.

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