The Battle of Brexit

In his weekly email newsletter, Spiked editor Brendan O’Neill directs attention to a new video (below): “Our steadfast defence of self-government is in evidence elsewhere on spiked this week with the launch of our brand new spiked film – ‘Brexit and the Battle for Democracy.’ It features a stellar cast – Paul Embery, Harsimrat Kaur, Tom Slater, Gisela Stuart and Bruno Waterfield – on the Glorious Referendum, the history of the struggle for suffrage, and how we can make good on the democratic promise of 23 June.”

It’s not over yet. The battle continues with echoes of events and issues in the United States that are impossible to miss.

Quotable quote (Labour MP Gisela Stuart): “The liberal establishment was horrified that the people could turn their backs on what they had recommended them to do…Now I thought that after the referendum there would be a kind of reassessment of opinion. But if anything the sneering got worse.”

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