Colourful ways of saying no to Brexit

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Many of us know Brexit is a false dawn but can't find a socially acceptable way to register our protest. So we've put some of our best graphics onto high quality merchandise and made them available in our store on Etsy.com We're getting good feedback on the high quality of the mugs and Brexit Rebel logo'd t-shirts have ...
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Why are people so Angry about Brexit?

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Brexit scandals aren't being well covered in the press but it's crucial that UK people know what's going on, so here's a succinct summary with links to more information.   We understand the referendum better now Leave campaigns didn't bother trying to tell us what would happen after a leave vote (because that problem was " insuperable ", it wo...
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If the Brexit proposition had been explained clearly, I don't think many would have bought it. Interesting question as to how May... Read More
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quick warning: some might find words offensive; might be cathartic for others.
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If Brexit is the Will of the People...

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...why don't the people know what Brexit is?  We've been talking to people about Brexit for over a year and the majority say things like "I don't know what's happening" or "[the politicians] don't tell us what it all means" whilst talking to those who still advocate leaving produces these sort of statements:  ​ "We're leaving for our econ...
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Ideal gifts for your "Brexit Rebel"

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Waving a large EU or UK flag is the traditional manner of voicing opposition to Brexit but that quickly becomes inconvenient in the work canteen, the gym or the supermarket.  So we've developed a vibrant range of merchandise, pitched at various volumes, that can be incorporated more easily into every day life. We've partner...
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You can stop Tory and Labour's extreme version of Brexit. It will take about 3 minutes. Here's how.

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The best analogy we can find for the next election is of choosing contemporary Britain's mode of execution: disembowelled by Brexit, and ready for the coup de grace, which executioner will you vote for?  For many it will be an impossible choice. Tory and Labour have designed their own Brexit (not ours) and are striving to force it through...
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Ten reasons why continuing with Brexit is a stunningly bad idea.

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1.  Since 200 BC the majority of humans have lived in some from of political aggregation of nations under a shared system of rules (affiliate source:  Sapiens by Y.Harari). Most of these have taken the form of Empires which made European nations rich (on seriously favourable trade terms), but were usually implemented via conquest, en...
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The Labour / Tory Brexit collaboration is destroying UK democracy

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The evidence is very clear: it is not currently possible to be both pro-Labour and pro-EU.  This article will have a quick look at the relevant evidence (which shows that logically, Labour should be viewed as the Tory's collaborator on Brexit) and will then consider what actions by citizens could help to save the UK from her pol...
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Brexit Sanity Check for UK MPs: none of your constituents voted for this.

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Open letter to UK Members of Parliament Dear Member of Parliament (MP) Many 'interested' individuals and organisations are busy running interference on Brexit, deploying smoke and mirrors to try to ensure they get what they want, apparently at any cost, resulting in a divided and confused population. But the basic facts are very clear; we already k...
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It is time to stop blaming leave voters for Brexit

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The common criticism of leave voters - that they've not been blessed with huge intellects basically - logically requires a scenario wherein some honest politician said to them before the referendum: " There is no Brexit benefit for you, but some of the elite will get a lot richer by feeding off the ruins of the UK's public sector, some of them will...
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Brexit: The will of the people or the will of extreme politicians? A simple test.

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 A few people still believe that the UK politicians (in their efforts to leave the EU) are implementing the will of the people but the evidence suggests exactly the contrary.  It's about time this was cleared up, so here's a logical exercise which should provide the definitive answer. The suggestion is that the UK's political leaders are ...
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Brexit: Why have Corbyn and May abandoned rational thought?

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The UK economy and society have well know and long standing challenges which threaten the health, wealth and well being of UK citizens.  Climate Change is possibly the most destructive rising force but there's also the challenges raised by the current technological revolution (necessitating business evolution to avoid business extinctions...
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Propaganda or Prescience? UK Government advice on risks of leaving the EU.

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Before the UK's EU referendum vote, the pro-remain half of the UK government sent a leaflet out to homes which made the case for remaining. (There is a pdf of it  here ) It was not well received by the Euro-sceptic press or leave advocates. For example, the Daily Express, quoting Nigel Farage, ran the headline "How to return you...
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Brexit: Davies and May, chasing EUnicorns.

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​A reporter is talking to a Brexit Negotiator Reporter: "So, can you tell us what the minimum outcome is that the UK government would accept from Brexit negotiations?" Negotiator: "Well, I don't think I can be exact, but really, we'd be disappointed with anything less than two of the EU's Unicorns" Reporter: "Two Unicorns? So that is the minim...
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Brexit Logic Error

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The government yesterday retracted their previous solution ('burn everything') to the Brexit equation due to finding an error in their calculations. A spokesman said "As you know, complex calculations underpin our diligent preparation for exiting the EU. In fact, we have based all our plans to date on careful reading of the Sun, the Daily...
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"The Will of the people": a political manipulation, not an argument

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In 2016, as the dust settled from the UK's surprise referendum vote to leave the EU, the Tory government assembled a new cabinet who announced that the referendum showed "The Will of the People" and therefore the delivery of Brexit must be regarded as an almost religious duty; the Tory papers joined in and promulgated this idea (democracy...
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Brexit: Project Management Approach

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Two senior executives of a quite successful widget manufacturing company recruit you as Project Manager, to deliver their vision of welding the gates to the company's main site shut.  One is from Human Resources (HR) and they believe they'll be much better able to control the conditions of employment of the workforce once the workforce can no ...
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Brexit: UK Operating System downgrade

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The UK runs democracy version 1.0 which contains some code that is 800 years old. The EU runs version 2.0, which was developed iteratively, to meet requirements derived from all users, with full knowledge of lessons learned from conflicts caused by the failures of democracy version 1.0, to be compatible with earlier versions whilst adding new ...
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