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Monthly Archives: June, 2016


After a long and tumultuous referendum campaign, as well as maintaining daily updates to this blog for nearly six months, I have decided to stop writing on this blog for … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Lonely Girl Returns

Back in the nascent days of YouTube, a channel of a teenage girl attracted millions of viewers [1]. Launched in 2006, that channel was Lonelygirl15, and presented the confessions of … Continue reading

June 25, 2016

The UK votes to Leave the EU

After a long and democratic referendum campaign, the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union [1]. With a turnout of 72.2%, 51.9% of voters chose to Leave, and … Continue reading

June 24, 2016

Polls Open for the EU Referendum

After a long debate, polls open at 7am for the EU referendum, and close at 10pm [1]. The question on the ballot paper is: Should the United Kingdom remain a … Continue reading

June 23, 2016

Tariffs, WTO Rules and Dyson

Recently, the entrepreneur Sir James Dyson declared that he would be voting for the UK to leave the European Union. In an article written by journalist and author Allison Pearson, … Continue reading

June 22, 2016

People can change their mind

It has been a strange referendum. Members of Parliament, in their Burkean duty, were expected to declare for either Remain or Leave. One of those MPs decided to change their … Continue reading

June 21, 2016

There is no European Free Trade Zone

It has been repeatedly asserted that there is a “European Free Trade Zone”, in which Britain would fall into upon leaving the European Union. This claim was most prominently made … Continue reading

June 20, 2016