The German chancellor's plan for a partial ban of the full-face veil is a clearly political move, which will do more to harm those women who wear it than protect them.
British leadership has been crucial in Europe before, and it is crucial now.
The Brexit proposal springs from panic and would certainly be terrible news for Britain’s economy – but it carries a threat even greater than that.
If people don’t take their opportunity to determine their own future, other people will do it for them.
Fundamentally, Brexiters are asking the voters to take a monumental gamble, and they have failed to persuade me.
The political philosopher on markets, morality and globalisation.
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The Leave campaign has tried to pitch this debate as being about the people against the establishment. Nothing could be further from the truth.
“Let’s take back control” is an empty slogan unless doing so improves prospects for British citizens.
I now find the political landscape so alien and awful that it’s hard to match the waves of cynicism it transmits on its own.
A decision to leave the EU will have consequences for the developing world that we have barely begun to consider.
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