Brexit reading page

With so much being written about the impact of, and process for, Britain’s exit from the EU here is a selection of reading:

The most recent article is at the top of the page.

Inevitably the articles here will reflect my view that #Brexit is an extremely bad idea and that the British people were poorly informed, misled and used by incompetent and self-serving political classes.

The Guardian view on the Conservative leadership contest: adrift in a new world

Boris has left the Tory leadership race – but he’ll become Prime Minister anyway Independent

A very British betrayal Politico

So much for ‘taking back control’ – it’s clear now there was no plan and Boris Johnson has unleashed anarchy The Independent

How Sarah Vine outed herself as the Lady Macbeth of the Leave campaign The Telegraph

Michael Gove has done a double Brutus Channel 4

Whoever the leader is, Labour may never recover from this crisis The Guardian

What Brexit Means for the GCC Atlantic Council

Even though we voted for it, a Brexit won’t happen in the end. Here’s why Independent

John Oliver – Brexit Aftermath YouTube/HBO

Why Brexit happened and what it means Marginal Revolution

Nick Clegg: what you will wake up to if we vote to Leave… The i Paper – written on 22 June before the Referendum. Clairvoyant.?

Brexit: Wave of racial abuse and hate crime reported after EU referendum Independent

Shock, Rage And Gallows Humor: A Brexit Backlash On Social Media NPR

British Exit From EU Not Inevitable, Despite Referendum The Intercept

Can the United Kingdom government legally disregard a vote for Brexit? FT

Why the Article 50 notification is important Jack of Kent blog

Britain is sailing into a storm with no one at the wheel The Economist

Will article 50 ever be triggered? The Guardian

PM Commons statement on EU reform and referendum: 22 February 2016

‘It was supposed to be a dialogue about free trade. It morphed into a national feud over immigration’ The Guardian

Brexit: a journey into the unknown for a country never before so divided The Guardian

View from Wales: town showered with EU cash votes to leave EU The Observer

Respecting the will of the British people: immigration policy after Leave National Institute of Economic and Social Research

There are liars and then there’s Boris Johnson and Michael Gove The Guardian

Britain’s Democratic Failure Project Syndicate

How the United Kingdom voted on Thursday… and why Lord Ashcroft Polls

‘If you’ve got money, you vote in … if you haven’t got money, you vote out’ The Guardian

Thoughts on the sociology of Brexit Political Economy Research Centre