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Brexit, Ignorance and the Future

Give them bread and circuses and they will never revolt. (Juvenal)

            As an Anglo with pride in my heritage and love for my people, I favoured the Leave campaign. But there were so many pros, cons, and anomalies to be considered, a firm stance was difficult for me, beyond simply doing the opposite of what the establishment wanted. Still, I celebrated the result of the Brexit referendum, not realising at that time that democratic mandates are allowed no power if they clash with the interests of international finance, the true master of democracy.

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