Leave Has Lessons For Us

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Chris Napier

I am angry and I am afraid. Thursday’s referendum result feels like the start of something very dark, a turn towards insularity and xenophobia for the UK and Europe as a whole.

However, I will not turn inside myself. I cannot. We must not.
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I Want My Country Back

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Martin Rowe

I’ve heard it said a lot by people that they want out of Europe, because they want their country back. Well, on this, especially after the events of yesterday, I have to agree – I too want my country back. But the country that I want back is not the same as the one that a lot of loud, angry people seem to want back. Continue reading

A Cynics View of the EU Referendum

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Chris Napier

I don’t give a shit about the EU referendum campaign.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m far from apathetic about the EU or Britain/Scotland’s place within it, but the debate provided by both official campaigns seems to be grey haired white men in suits arguing about which course of action is best for the City while attempting to appeal to a sense of British nationalism.

Neither tactic enthuses me. However there is more to the EU referendum than the mainstream campaigns. Continue reading