Shared from Ruth Davis’ blog nature and the common good : Five things I’ve learnt during the referendum campaign.

I enjoyed reading this piece from Ruth Davis, formerly of Plantlife, RSPB and Greenpeace, now at E3G. Ruth writes at Nature and the Common Good.  I thought I would share it with you:

1) Project fear is really Project Common Sense. And it will probably work. I have run out of patience with pro-Europeans complaining that the ‘in’ campaign doesn’t ‘make the visionary case for Europe’. I am someone who would indeed respond to passionately pro-European messages. But I am also one of the vanishingly tiny number […]

via Five things I’ve learnt during the referendum campaign. — Nature and the common good

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5 Responses to Shared from Ruth Davis’ blog nature and the common good : Five things I’ve learnt during the referendum campaign.

  1. David Dunlop says:

    On the question of “wresting power from Westminster”; which, from my instinct for lumping over splitting, has parallels with the impetus to ‘wrest power from “Brussels”‘ (as through we were, somehow, in a continuing Belgian Empire!) the following House of Lords report may be of interest: https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/constitution-committee/news-parliament-2015/union-devolution-report/. I often wonder to what extent one may usefully draw parallels between two supranational unions, the UK and the EU.

    This news has cheered me up: https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/videos/10153527725776939/ though NI voters as a whole remain in a narrow majority for secession from the EU, despite the experience of we older voters of the UK’s only land border in the days before a customs union.

  2. pascal152 says:

    Seems like the brexit referendum is the only topic on the internet. Well, it can’t be helped since this referndum could change everything … for the worse perhaps?

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