Tag: Leave Campaign

Was EU Tax Evasion Regulation The Reason For The Brexit Referendum?

The EU has an unbelievably wide-ranging scope of powers, from agricultural to fiscal policy and everything in between. This is one of the main reasons that the Leave campaign was so successful, they wanted to ‘take back control’ from Brussels and Luxembourg to recapture and restore Parliamentary sovereignty to Westminster – it is…

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Chatter Episode 2 – Niall Bakewell on the DUP “Dark Money” Scandal and Transparency in Politics

Hello and welcome to Chatter, a podcast from thejist.co.uk. Today on the show we are talking to Niall Bakewell from Friends of the Earth. We delve pretty deeply into transparency in politics and political donations and the DUP Dark Money scandal. If you enjoy the show you can share us on Facebook, Twitter,…

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Beware The Populist

Jeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump have far more in common than some people would probably realise. They all ran outsider “insurgent” campaigns, funded mostly from small individual donations – though in Trump’s case he ended up receiving support from numerous anti-Hillary super-pacs. They were all repeatedly dismissed by the media, declared…

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