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Evidence mounts against Arron Banks as he faces multiple investigations

Brexit campaigns financier Arron Banks is facing more and more investigations by agencies in multiple jurisdictions. Now a video has re-emerged that complements what appears to be compromising evidence reported by openDemocracy and by a former Cambridge Analytica director. To … Continue reading

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Brexit financier Arron Banks faces a criminal investigation. It’s just the beginning.

The National Crime Agency (NCA) is investigating the financial affairs of multi-millionaire Arron Banks over his donations to the Leave.EU campaign. Evidence indicates that such an investigation should not focus entirely on Banks himself, but also include his business associates … Continue reading

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TUC issues Brexit warning to Theresa May in lead up to Peterloo massacre anniversary

Trades Union Congress chief Frances O’Grady put Theresa May on notice when she announced that the TUC will back a #PeoplesVote if the Tory government’s Brexit deal does not benefit workers, or promote peace in the north of Ireland. To … Continue reading

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There’s a poisonous thread that links Boris Johnson, UKIP and fascists, and we ignore it at our peril

Far-right tendencies take on a variety of forms, from fringe fascist to mainstream conservative, and everything in between. In recent weeks, we’ve witnessed the lauding of a neo-fascist as a champion of free speech, the invasion of a left-wing bookshop … Continue reading

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The real ‘Project Fear’ had its roots in racism, though its true goal is never-ending austerity

During the referendum, the Remain campaign was accused of running ‘Project Fear’ with dire predictions of what would happen if the UK left the EU. But recently released Facebook advertisements show [pdf] that Vote Leave’s Brexit campaign, spearheaded by Boris Johnson and … Continue reading

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As Theresa May recycles the Brexit bus lie, two leading Brexiteers are accused of treason

Prime minister Theresa May has announced that a ‘Brexit dividend’ will help finance the NHS. Channel 4 News‘s ‘Fact Check’ responded by saying there’s no clear link between the NHS funding boost and any ‘Brexit dividend’. However, the Brexit vote … Continue reading

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No wonder Leave.EU chiefs were grinning after Commons select committee ‘interrogation’

On Tuesday 12 June, Leave.EU financier Arron Banks and communications director Andy Wigmore were questioned for nearly five hours by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee examining fake news. But the double act ran circles around their out-of-depth … Continue reading

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