Jeremy Corbyn is wrong to rule out No Deal and risks keeping Labour out of power for another generation

Jeremy Corbyn has made the fundamental pillar of Labour’s stance on Brexit to rule out ‘No Deal’ as a position of the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the European Union. After the Prime Minister’s catastrophic defeat in the House of Commons and after scraping home in the No Confidence debate, Theresa May finally extended an … Read moreJeremy Corbyn is wrong to rule out No Deal and risks keeping Labour out of power for another generation

Long read: What remains of Remain and what’s left of Leave?

In the past few weeks, parliamentary Brexit procedures have moved into a state of high anxiety. In this blog, Graham Harrison (University of Sheffield) asks what remains of Remain and what’s left of Leave. He doubts that there will be a second referendum. But if there is, one should assess not only the politics of leaving … Read moreLong read: What remains of Remain and what’s left of Leave?

Podcast: What should Theresa May do now?

This week  I spoke to the MP for Dover and Deal, Charlie Elphicke, to discuss what Theresa May should do now after her Withdrawal Agreement suffered a crushing defeat in the House of Commons.   You can subscribe to our latest podcasts on iTunes and Soundcloud.   The post Podcast: What should Theresa May do now? appeared first on BrexitCentral. … Read morePodcast: What should Theresa May do now?

Democracy is in danger as our political leaders seek to subvert the Leave vote

A day before her defeat in the Commons on Tuesday evening, the Prime Minister had warned MPs that they must support her deal – or face doing catastrophic harm to voters’ faith in democracy if Brexit were stopped. The voters interviewed outside Parliament after the vote thought otherwise: they said that the MPs’ vote against … Read moreDemocracy is in danger as our political leaders seek to subvert the Leave vote

Eurosceptic Tories react to Brexit deal defeat with proposals for A Better Deal and A Better Future

In the wake of the Government’s draft Withdrawal Agreement being overwhelmingly defeated in the House of Commons, more than twenty senior eurosceptic Conservatives have given their support to a document put together by the former Brexit minister and European Research Group Deputy Chairman, Steve Baker, seeking to set out what the Government needs to do … Read moreEurosceptic Tories react to Brexit deal defeat with proposals for A Better Deal and A Better Future

Believing in a just world helped some Remain voters deal with Brexit

Counterfactual thinking is one of the ways people respond to unwelcome news. Fuschia Sirois (University of Sheffield) describes the coping mechanisms by which Remain voters sought to deal with the referendum result. ‘If only’ thinking – for example, at the thought of a second vote – tended to make them more unhappy, while focussing on … Read moreBelieving in a just world helped some Remain voters deal with Brexit

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