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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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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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It’s all smoke and mirrors as Leave.EU financier faces possible criminal investigation

  Arron Banks, who gave £9m to Leave.EU and associated campaigns, is reportedly under investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA). But the complex web of financial links between Banks and his business associates, who may have benefited financially from … Continue reading

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Leading Brexiteers accused of treason as questions arise regarding collusion with Russia

Prime minister Theresa May 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 wasn’t … Continue reading

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Claims that Brexit campaign referenced data on millions of UK citizens via price comparison site

With the latest twist in the Cambridge Analytica (CA) saga, attention has turned to claims of irregularities involving a price comparison website. It is possible that data held by Moneysupermarket was shared for political purposes. And if this did indeed happen, … Continue reading

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Brexit campaign director drew inspiration from the Nazis, an audio recording reveals

An audio recording and accompanying testimony reveal that a Leave.EU organiser drew inspiration for the pro-Brexit campaign from the Nazis. And in a separate recording the former CEO of SCL Group, the parent company of data miners Cambridge Analytica (CA), … Continue reading

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Polls show Theresa May’s government is opposing the will of the people

A rigid approach, adopted by government, is usually a sign it is failing. This can be seen with Britain’s Conservative government, led by Theresa May, with regard to Brexit. In recent weeks, polls suggest the government is stuck on a … Continue reading

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