When asked if the Brexit Party would take any responsibility if Brexit had a negative impact on the economy, she said: "The Brexit Party has freed Britain, what Britain does from now on is down to the Government - we are not the Government but we have made this possible. … [Read more...] about Brexit: Ann Widdecombe leads barmy boastful bagpiping bye-bye from Brussels
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An EU official confirmed the UK has not agreed to Brussels’ proposal that would keep Northern Ireland within the Customs Union if a new trading relationship does not avoid the creation of a hard border. … [Read more...] about UK wins transition deal – but Tories revolt over fishing ‘surrender’
In Britain, as in the rest of Europe, the way to answer the rightwing populist offensive is the construction of another “people” – through the articulation of a project that can link together various demands against the status quo. A project in which both leavers and remainers could feel that they have a voice and that their concerns are taken into account. One signifier for such a project could be a Green New Deal – which articulates multiple environmental and economic struggles around a demand for equality and social justice. … [Read more...] about Centrist politics will not defeat Boris Johnson’s rightwing populism
What’s to blame? According to Milano, the phenomenon of over-tourism comes partially from the rise in global mobility. Increased transnational travel has led to rising numbers of international students, migrant workers, second home residents, and even journalists working overseas. He also emphasises the role of neoliberalism, which he says is turning cities from “locations to destinations”. … [Read more...] about Global tourism hits record highs – but who goes where on holiday?