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‘We want our country back’ – stop sneering, start listening

Skey, Michael (2016) ‘We want our country back’ – stop sneering, start listening. Euro Crisis in the Press (07 Jul 2016). Website.

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The post-mortem is now well under way and the general consensus seems to be that those who voted leave were gullible fools led astray by a combination of a partisan press and slick political operators selling a particularly potent brand of snake oil, one part false promises, two parts undiluted bigotry. Notwithstanding the quality of the overall political debate around Brexit (it was awful on both sides), such a view might make Remainers feel better about themselves but offers little in making sense of what actually happened last Thursday and why.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 13:15
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2021 23:27

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