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Jon Danzig
Writer, photographer and director of short films
Writer, photographer and director of short films
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70% of Mrs May's cabinet wanted Britain to remain in the EU
During the Referendum campaign, 70% of Theresa May’s cabinet advised Britain to remain in the European Union. That’s 16 cabinet ministers out of 23 who concluded and concurred that it was in the country’s best interests to stay a member of the EU. Yet only ...

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There is no mandate for a hard Brexit
I t’s now clear beyond doubt that the new Tory government is planning a hard, hard Brexit for Britain. In her first interview of the year, new Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sky TV  yesterday that Britain couldn’t hold on to ‘bits’ of EU membership. She...

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Obsessed by Brexit, while the world weeps
Britain is benumbed by Brexit. It’s as if nothing else is happening in the world. But beyond our shores, a kaleidoscope of horrific events is now crystallising across the planet. Tens of millions of desperate refugees, asylum seekers and displaced people ar...

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Brexit Secretary David Davis gets 5 stars for double standards
Brexit Secretary, David Davis, MP, said he definitely wanted a second referendum on the question of Britain’s membership of the European Union. “I am squarely in favour of such a referendum,” he said.  He added, “If a democracy cannot change its mind, it ce...

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10 ways to stop Brexit
It’s impossible to explain pain to someone else. If you’re in pain, someone else might empathise, but if they can’t feel it, they won’t understand it, and they will not have a personal interest in stopping it. It's the same with Brexit. The warnings about t...

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How Brexit became mainstream
Brexit used to sit on the sidelines of politics. Indeed, the word 'Brexit' was only invented in 2012, and until last year, most people didn't even know what it meant. (Now it's in the Oxford English dictionary .)  Britain’s membership of the EU was not a ma...

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How does Britain want to be governed?
This
is no longer just about Brexit. This is about how does Britain want to be
governed. The
new unelected Tory administration under Theresa May – a million miles different
to David Cameron’s government elected only a year ago – wants to pass Brexit by
bypa...

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Which democracy is better: Britain, Belgium or the EU?
Some
Eurosceptics have mocked that a region of Belgium, called Wallonia, could block
the international trade agreement between Canada and the EU.  But if anything,
this shows that some EU countries, and the EU itself, are more democratic than
our system in ...

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Is Britain sure about Brexit?
So,
it now looks increasingly certain that Britain is heading for a ‘hard Brexit’.
That’s because our new unelected Prime Minister, Mrs Theresa May, insists
that’s what British people want. Of
course, Mrs May isn’t correct in assuming what British people wa...

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Give MPs age tests, demand voters
There were urgent demands last night for age tests on Members of Parliament as it emerged that some of them were acting strangely in the House of Commons and in government departments.  A huge row has erupted on whether they were really adults and this risk...
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