[NetBehaviour] question/s for the list

Julian Brooks lists at julianbrooks.net
Tue Mar 12 18:49:27 CET 2019

One take, amongst many no doubt:
It's a bloody disaster (basically) - economically, culturally, psychologically. Any-ology.
While there's a very strong argument that the European Commission is not much more than the lapdog of hypercapital, the European Union is a wonderful thing and I am still in shock that we appear to be leaving (& maybe even taking this grand experiment down with us).

Nonetheless there's some heavy politics plating itself out today, and the opposition (Labour really) were last week very clear to let the Tories destroy themselves, distraction free.

There's been growing momentum for a final Peoples Vote on either May's deal or Remain - this scenario looks likelier by the moment. I would also still presume that if an election is called, both Labour and Conservative will still call for Brexit.

This whole shitshow is a way off being resolved IMO - and tbh I don't think we can ever go back. Equally, many of our Euro partners are very understandably heartily sick of us as a nation. And who can blame them, I feel the same.

My €2 anyhow...


P.S. The BBC is sadly not a news org anymore, they only deal in propaganda (think Fox w. Manners:)

-------- Original Message --------
On 12 Mar 2019 17:22, Alan Sondheim wrote:

> I've been watching Brexit debates in Parliament on and off for months and
> months and have some questions here -
> The main being why another referendum isn't being called. Parliament's in
> a mess; Brexit's already losing money and will lose research and cultural
> possibilities as well. It also seems that the public didn't really
> understand the issues at the time of the referendum - and that most people
> don't understand them now.
> How does this work with DIWO?
> These questions might seem naive, but I'd like to hear what the arts etc.
> communities - what any communities - are thinking about this. How does
> this effect small towns? Women? Cultural exchanges? Are artists involved
> in protesting one way or another? It seems from the outside that a second
> referendum is in order - is there any call for this from cultural
> institutions? Apologies for naivete here; most of the information we get
> from BBC is from parliamentary debates or talking heads on CNN...
> Thanks, Alan
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