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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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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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Brexit intrigue, as Intelligence watchdog opens investigation into Boris’ think-tank mates

A thinktank supported by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is under investigation by the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC). Investigation In November, Labour MP Ben Bradshaw urged the ISC to investigate Legatum. This followed several stories on the Brexit-backing thinktank in The Canary, The … Continue reading

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Boris and chums could be next as Senate probe into Trump and voter ‘meddling’ widens

A company at the centre of the ‘voter meddling’ row in both the US and UK must make available its communications to a powerful US Senate committee. Together with revelations from key Trump associates, these communications have the potential to … Continue reading

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Johnson and Gove in the frame as Brexit campaign comes under investigation

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced an investigation into the activities of Vote Leave, which campaigned for Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum. This could prove hugely embarrassing for government ministers Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, who fronted the campaign … Continue reading

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May accused Russia of “meddling”, but forgot the collusion of her own colleagues

Labour MPs are demanding an investigation into alleged irregularities affecting the 2016 EU referendum. The investigation would examine the deployment of Twitter ‘bots’, as alluded to by Prime Minister Theresa May in her Lord Mayor’s Banquet speech last week; in which … Continue reading

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Boris at loggerheads with May over Russian interference: someone may be telling porkies

In her Lord Mayor’s banquet speech, Theresa May accused Russia of meddling in “our democracies”. But just over a week earlier, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson essentially said the opposite. So who’s telling the truth? The Prime Minister, or the man … Continue reading

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