Josh Self

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Week-in-Review: Will embracing the language of Brexit benefit Labour?

Take Back Control. These infamous three words, devised by the official Vote Leave camp during the 2016 EU referendum campaign, should strike fear into the heart of any devout anti-Brexit activist. It is this rhetorical flourish, repeatedly incessantly through 2016-2019, to which behavioural and political scientists alike attribute the success of the Brexit campaign.  There… Read more »

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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage addresses supporters at the Washington Central Hotel in Workington.
Conservatism at the crossroads: Is Sunak ready for a Faragist siege?

Ever since Brexit was delivered in 2019, the right-wing Reform UK has been in search of a new animating spirit. It has dabbled in lockdown scepticism, trialled support for low taxation and has consistently criticised the net zero “obsession”. But the renamed Brexit party has struggled to pin down a unique policy platform or gain… Read more »