Found via Yanis Varoufakis’ blog.
An old university friend of mine put the following on Facebook. I think it’s succinct and brilliant:
To be clear, without defining Brexit, the phrase, “Brexit means Brexit” means nothing.
– Jack Perschke
In the last 36 hours, many people I know have passed through the various stages of the Kübler-Ross model of grief (denial, anger, bargaining etc.) in the wake of the EU referendum. Most of them now seem to be reaching stage five, acceptance: “I’m not happy with the result of this referendum, but the people have spoken, that’s democracy, I respect and I accept it.”
Putting party politics to one side, the central message of Caroline Lucas’s book, Honourable Friends?, is a very strong one: our politics are rotten to the core.