- October 1, 2018: Vol. 12, Number 9

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Let them eat naan?: Remembering the dangers of entrenched views

by Jonathan Schein

It has been two years since the pivotal and historic Brexit vote. Since then we have witnessed various political manoeuvres, but little concrete evidence of a plan that shows how the United Kingdom will manage its exit from the EU.

And there’s not long to go. It is now six months before 29 March 2019, when the 20-month transition period begins and the United Kingdom and the EU must hammer out all of the details for a post-Brexit world — which can only happen if there are the basic principles of a deal in place. Recriminations have blown up over a perceived failure by the UK government to deliver a coherent and acceptable withdrawal. At the same time, many “Remainers” are still extremely concerned at the prospect of life outside the EU. But if you read or heard what Liz Truss, the UK’s Chief Secretary to the Treasury said in late August, after visiting Signature Flat

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