Tag Archives: Brexit

Escape From the Country

There is something very hurtful about having the concept you’ve been embracing being used as little more than an irreverent comment by someone whose ethos you despise. A few days ago, I emigrated to Sweden. I was on one of … Continue reading

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The Sick Man of Europe

A hundred-plus years ago, that nickname was applied to the Ottoman Empire. It was over-stretched militarily and financially, and facing internal unrest on both ethnic religious lines. Today, it is applied to the UK, and it is applied literally. The … Continue reading

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Brexugee

Six-or-so years ago, a very dangerous idea was brought to prominence in the UK. It was the idea that a foreign superstate was controlling every aspect of the UK’s governance, allowing us to be flooded with immigrants and drowning us … Continue reading

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Petition to revoke Article 50

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/241584

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Who’s the real traitor?

Yesterday, I was playing Star Trek Online. Despite it being based on a TV show structured around a socialist utopia, there are a large number of right-wing trolls who play it. Someone made a comment involving the words “treasonous remoaners” … Continue reading

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Some of my previous posts about politics, particularly relating to the EU Referendum and its’ result1 may have been a bit ranty. This isn’t. 1 Actually, I don’t think I managed more than one, in case the rage-stress of the … Continue reading

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Stopping Brexit

“Brexit is the will of the people, democratically expressed in a valid referendum.” No. No, it isn’t. It never was, and it never will be. The only reason people are saying so is because the mainstream media, the majority of … Continue reading

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