Some other pieces I've found valuable, most of which have appeared since my last post.
- Alex Massie's Spectator piece, A Day of Infamy, appeared last Thursday and struck a deep chord with me. It's since been re-worked at least twice (I think), but I go back to the first version.
- Jonathan Freedland: If you inject enough poison into the political bloodstream, somebody will get sick
- Simon Wren-Lewis: Power without accountability in our tabloid press
- FT: Brexit voices: Meet the voters (and the source of the image above)
- John Harris (Guardian): Britain is in the midst of a working-class revolt
- Telegraph: EU referendum: Which type of person wants to leave, and which type wants to remain?
- Marina Hyde: So Britain, are you ready to enter the United Kingdom of Ukip?
- Simon Schama: Let us spurn Brexit and remain a beacon of tolerance
- Neal Ascherson: From Great Britain to Little England
- Fintan O’Toole: Is England ready for self-government?
- Nick Cohen: Take your country back from those who seek to destroy it
Here are seven recent articles, from across the political spectrum, which stand out for their clarity and honesty. They're not batshit.
- Matthew Parris: Six reasons to keep calm and vote Remain
- Matthew d'Ancona: We’re just 10 days from making the most terrible mistake on Europe
- Jonathan Freedland: Which would you rather, President Trump or Brexit? It’s no contest
- Simon Wren-Lewis: Defending George Osborne on Brexit once again
- Nick Harkaway: Letter to an old, old friend who is voting to Leave the EU
- Hilary Benn: Keeping Britain great in the European Union
- Jon Bloomfield: No Fazi Thinking: The Case For Remain
From back in the summer: a friend’s wood, a folly made deep within it over many, many months, stone-by-stone, by two strangers — with a curious and engaging backstory — and, always, the deepest, quietest, heat-filled Devon lanes.