What Actually Is The Irish Border Problem?

Repeatedly we are told that leaving the EU without a deal will cause disastrous problems for the Irish border that are insurmountable.  With childish naivety I would like to investigate exactly what that problem really is. People? It’s hardly a sensible...

Ed Davey’s Brexit Argument – The Establishment Must Gang Up Against The People

Ed Davey - known as he is as such a good reader of the political wind - has just reminded us why there's been that populist surge in recent years. Because what the people wanted to talk about, what...

Prison Labour Isn’t Going To Help British Farmers Pick Fruit Post-Brexit

The thought that prison labour, on day release, might be a solution to the distressing lack of Eastern Europeans post-Brexit on British farms is an interesting one. It appears at least to be a viable solution. And yet it...

Gove’s Brexit Plan – 2020 Means All The Pain, None Of The Gain

Leave aside for the moment who you'd like to see as next PM. Leave aside as well who you think would make a good PM. Meaning that we can put aside Boris' ability to do detail, Gove's to rally...

Guardian’s House Of Lords Investigation – But What About The EU?

The Guardian tells us all that many members of the House of Lords have other jobs. Which seems fair enough really, as they're not in fact paid to be members of the House of Lords. Expenses only is the...

How Much Money Have Remain Got?

Remain supporters are now taking BoJo to court for his fairly reasonable bus based EU funding claim. This looks like a nuisance prosecution rather than a serious attempt to establish a precedent. They would go for something else if...

The Simpsons Explain The Brexit Euro Election Result – Farage Is Mr Burns

Not that this is anything other than a fun little observation: Nigel Farage is Mr Burns..... My thanks to Geoff Moore for showing it to me.

Yes, You’re Right, The Eurozone Banking System Is Badly Regulated – Thank EU

The argument in favour of the European Union is that if we get everything run by the clever people from their bureaucracies then the world will be a better place. The problem with the EU is that we get...

Owen Jones’ Considered Opinion On Brexit – Vote Again Proles!

Why Owen Jones is not a good guide to how the country should be run is on vivid display here. For his argument is entirely about how Labour can and should profit from policy over Brexit. There's simply no...

The Brexit Party Enjoys 9,900% Surge in Votes And Seats

Euro election results from our data visualisation department. Not wholly and entirely sure that going from zero to 28 is best described as a 9,900 percent rise in seats but it's certainly most impressive. Given that Ukip has failed to win...

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