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Jon Danzig

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Jon Danzig is an award winning medical journalist and formerly an investigative journalist at the BBC. He specialises in health, human rights and the European Union.

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The 8 Steps to Genocide

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Many think it couldn’t happen here, but please watch my video and then, think again. A year before the EU referendum, I gave a speech at a media conference in Germany. The topic was how some newspapers and politicians in Britain are spreading hatred and lies about migrants and refugees. I cited the ‘8 Steps […]

Brexit doesn’t have informed consent

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Nobody gave ‘informed consent’ for Brexit. That’s because, in the 2016 referendum, the electorate was not sufficiently informed. On the contrary, we were grossly misinformed. Legally, informed consent means that consent has been given with full knowledge of: the risks involved, the probable consequences, and the alternatives. – During the referendum we were not fully aware […]

Today, Rejoiners outnumber Brexiters

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There are no longer 17.4 million Leave supporters and haven’t been for years. Today, according to numerous polls by different pollsters, Rejoiners outnumber Brexiters by a significant margin – certainly bigger than the small margin for Leave in the referendum. So, why don’t the Tories or Labour want to offer us, ‘the people’, a new […]

Why Brexit is bonkers

Jon Danzig |

From 31 January 2024, certain goods coming from the EU to Great Britain – particularly fresh foods – will be subject to full Brexit border controls and checks for the first time, meaning extra paperwork, delays, and costs. The UK government had previously delayed the new Brexit controls five times, concerned about the impact on […]

New Brexit border controls

Jon Danzig |

Starting from 31 January 2024, the UK government is imposing full Brexit border controls for imports of food products and plants from the EU, having delayed them on five previous occasions. This is three years after the UK left the EU’s Single Market, when the EU had no qualms in immediately imposing full border controls […]

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