Tag Archive for Brexit

Bad Brexit pushes out good Brexit

This speech was delivered at the People’s Charter Brexit “splinter protest” on Saturday 21st January. Video follows below. Check against delivery. Hello. I am Simon Gibbs. I am a libertarian and I voted leave. Since part of what I do is representing the interests of other libertarians, I want to mention that not all libertarians…

Jonathan Isaby leaves TPA to lead up BrexitCentral

Many of you will know and love the work of the Tax Payers Alliance. Today they have announced they are to be loosing their head Jonathon Isaby who will work at a new Matthew Elliot project titled BrexitCentral. For the TPA, Andrew Allum writes: Jonathan leaves the TPA in an extremely strong position. Under his…

Pound’s Fate Was Inevitable

Far from Brexit causing the termination of the UK economy the changes in the value of the pound were inevitable and do not represent a disaster, says the Guardian: Sterling had to fall, regardless of the EU referendum – with such a big trade gap, it was inevitable Brexit or no Brexit, it has been…

Guardian dissing minimum wage?

The Guardian writes The introduction of the national living wage was already causing fruit and vegetable producers, who do not receive EU subsidies, to move to lower cost countries,  I do not need to check the Guardian’s position on the minimum wage. It is for it. In fact Polly Toynbee once went so far as…

Article 50 Protest to Welcome May

Often sound lefty-libertarians “Spiked” are organising a protest calling on Theresa May to invoke Article 50. Tom Slater, campaign convenor,said “Warm words, and assurances that ‘Brexit means Brexit’, won’t wash.” My own view is that Article 50 need not be triggered especially quickly, as long as it is triggered – but it may be helpful…

We’ll probably Remain in the EU

At the age of 20, my political views already formed, I followed the general election in Israel, the country I called home back then, very closely. Less than a year earlier the second intifada had reached its peak, with suicide bombings becoming a part of everyday life, until operation Defensive Shield set the Palestinian terrorists…

Political engagement and reform must continue

The EU referendum campaign was an interesting time in our recent political history. It split the two major parties as well as conjuring up some interesting political bedfellows. And it also got a lot of people engaged in politics who normally couldn’t give a damm. Many people in Northern parts of England who voted for…

See EU Later: 5 Options for post-Brexit trade

Far from the bleak picture painted during the referendum campaign, it seems that the UK actually has many trade options open to it at the moment. Last month the EU Referendum engaged more people in politics than any referendum or General Election since 1992. The fallout just keeps coming as both the main political parties…

Brexit: Politics Is About Picking Winners And Losers

The outcome of the EU Referendum for the UK to exit the EU has caused an enormous outrage among the ruling class in the UK and also in other EU states. As they always do they had mobilised all their power and influence to scare people into voting for the EU membership. They have a…

Three Reasons to Brexit!

In this article I discuss the main argument of those who favour the UK to stay in the EU and give three reasons why the argument is not only nonsensical but that leaving the EU will actually be beneficial to the UK.   The ‘Stay in EU’ Argument The main argument for those who support…