Are we looking at a situation where people who felt they have had nothing to lose voted to leave, whereas people who feel they have something to lose - Labour or Conservative - decided to vote remain? … [Read more...] about EU referendum: Welsh voters back Brexit
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There were efforts made prior to the assembly campaign on the pro-EU side, but during the campaign proper it was more towards the end that we started to hear a lot from pro-EU assembly leaders Mr Jones and Leanne Wood. … [Read more...] about The EU referendum campaign in Wales: What happened?
Polls show public opinion has soured on migrants, giving Amlo a free hand to launch a crackdown. As authorities rounded up migrants last week, human rights workers confirmed several cases in which Mexican officials separated children from their parents for up to two days. … [Read more...] about ‘Mexico has become Trump’s wall’: how Amlo became an immigration enforcer
John Mann, the MP for Bassetlaw who came out to back leave in the final weeks of the campaign, said the party was paying the price for ignoring the concerns of working-class people on issues such as immigration. “Labour has gone wrong by not being in touch with its voters. I’ve been saying this for the last 10 years in relation to immigration and free movement of labour,” he said. … [Read more...] about Jeremy Corbyn faces no-confidence motion after Britain votes to leave EU
Asked to elaborate, he referred to the uncertainties raised by the referendum itself and to the multiple centrifugal effects of a Brexit vote: from the possible break-up of the UK to the disintegration of the EU. These wider repercussions hardly featured in the UK campaign, which was almost entirely inward-looking. With a UK departure now in sight, however, the trepidation elsewhere in the EU cannot be ignored. The future of the EU itself is in peril. … [Read more...] about The future of the EU itself is in peril