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Paul Mason @paulmasonnews
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Since writing this during the Boris-Davis meltdown, I'm even more convinced it's right. Here's why 1/~…
2/ Labour must deploy a 3-line whip to vote down any White Paper based the Chequers botch-job. It's nowhere near enough on services and leaves open the no-deal option.…
3/ If we can defeat the Brexit Deal in the Commons, triggering an election, the offer of a second vote could unite all parts of progressive Britain...…
4/ Post-Borisgate, the Leave-voting electorate is dividing 3-ways; fatalistic acceptance of May deal, delusions that a no-deal scenario will put hard Brexit back on agenda, and "bide our time" (Gove position).…
5/ I'm hearing the "just leave and walk away" sentiment is strong in some working class constituencies; it's early days but makes sense. That mood is alive in parts of…
6/ Labour can now get onto the front foot on the form of single market deal it wants, and the commitment on migration post free-movement:…
7/ I first thought Labour would need a 3-line whip only to stop ultra-Brexit MPs like Kate Hoey voting with the government. Now it's possible we might need one to stop a bunch of Blairites propping up May to thwart Corbyn...
8/ A big sub-theme of Ultra-FBPE trolls has been "May wants a softer Brexit than Corbyn". Ask yourself cui bono from that line. It's completely false and has the ring of voter suppression tactics to it...
9/ I've always wanted a Norway-style deal once we lost the referendum; call it what you want but start advocating it. May's caved in and will cave further. Labour needs to set the final destination in detail.…
10/10 There's a big "betrayal" narrative building in the pro-Leave demos that is not adequately represented at Westminster. It will be even bigger when May caves on services and migration. Only a positive, detailed vision of the future can defeat it…
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