Brexit – The Trajectory To A Public Uprising

2 September 2019 — True Publica

Brexit - The Trajectory To A Public Uprising
TruePublica Editor: Eight months have passed this year and in that time the government petitions website has seen eighteen dedicated just to fighting for or against Brexit. Eleven have been against Britain leaving the EU in its various forms with a collective sum of signatures (as at 01/09/ – 0600 hrs) at 9,037,911 and seven for Britain leaving (or defending the vote to leave) the EU at 937,462.  It’s 10:1 against ratio verses a referendum result of 52:48 is just a hint of where Brexit is really going.

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Unhinged before the Fall: Boris Johnson, Parliament and Brexit By Dr. Binoy Kampmark

30 August 2019 — Global Research

The Brexit no deal prospect is engendering an element of lunacy fast seeping into every pore of the British political establishment.  As with all steeped in such thinking, some of it made sense.  Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been inspired by a mild dictatorial urge, seeking to suspend the UK parliament five weeks out from October 31.  This has been described as nothing short of a coup, or, if you are the speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, a “constitutional outrage”.  

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Johnson’s proroguing of Parliament: The British ruling class declares war on democratic rights

30 August 2019 — WSWS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament is a historic attack on democratic rights and an attempt to force through a Brexit agenda that will have devastating consequences for jobs, living standards and the democratic rights of the working class.

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