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The Brexit Vote, Inflation and UK Living Standards
It’s “cost the average worker one week’s wages due to higher prices”
eu  brexit  ukpolitics 
4 days ago
Why I campaigned for a feminist statue outside Parliament
There are more statues of men called John than there are of non-royal historical women in the UK.
ukpolitics  sexandgenderandsexuality 
7 days ago
Britain got its way in the EU when it mattered – I know, I was there
Really good piece from John Gummer @lorddeben (never thought I’d write those words).
eu  ukpolitics  brexit 
7 days ago
Brexit: Netherlands told to prepare for a no-deal 'chaos scenario'
Due to “unrealistic Brexit expectations of a number of British politicians”...
ukpolitics  eu  brexit  netherlands 
8 days ago
The wit of Justice Quinn
Painful but compelling reading. (Do click through for the full judgements.)
law 
13 days ago
Brexit: Terra Nova (pdf)
More sober analysis from @AndrewDuffEU.
brexit  ukpolitics  eu 
17 days ago
Looking for Laura
Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell’s oldest sister, who had a learning disability.
disability 
19 days ago
Catalonia and European Democracy
Very insightful from the always excellent Richard Youngs.
spain  democracy  catalonia  eu 
28 days ago
Me and My Job: Ivan O’Brien
My old friend @ivanobp on publishing.
ireland 
29 days ago
Albert Einstein’s happiness note sold for $1.6m
"A calm and humble life will bring more happiness than the pursuit of success and the constant restlessness that comes with it."
psychology 
29 days ago
Working to Rule
@MariaFarrell on how the UK has betrayed her trust.
ukpolitics  eu  brexit  migration 
4 weeks ago
That Theresa May photo
@jonworth responds to @stephenkb. Enlightening.
ukpolitics  brexit  eu  photos 
4 weeks ago
This is what the Brexit cliff edge looks like
And @POLITICOEurope doesn’t even mention the Irish border...
ukpolitics  brexit  eu 
5 weeks ago
When EU SuperGirl came to Brussels – Mathew Lowry
An interesting lesson. @mathewlowry @albawhitewolf
internet  eu  blogging  twitter 
5 weeks ago
How do countries get their names?
Good question, interesting answers.
etymology 
5 weeks ago
The Evolution of Trust
A great illustration of game theory.
psychology  mathematics 
5 weeks ago
Catalonia independence vote
A bit out of date now! My Chinese TV interview on Catalonia. #fb
catalonia 
6 weeks ago
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