Crisis? Which crisis? – Politics Weekly podcast

The first week following Britain’s vote to exit the EU has seen crises on several fronts. Joining Tom Clark to bring order to the chaos are Jonathan Freedland, Nick Cohen, Ewen MacAskill, Libby Brooks, Jill Treanor and Philip Oltermann

Published by: The Guardian

People will look for a scapegoat

So British Jews take their place alongside Londoners, Scots and the Northern Irish as people who bucked the trend and voted solidly - by 58 per cent to 32 per cent 1a>according to today's JC poll1b> - to remain in the European Union.

Published by: The Jewish Chronicle

The young put Jeremy Corbyn in, now they should push him out

Let’s get one thing straight. The blame for last week’s Brexit vote rests with David Cameron – both for calling a referendum for which there was no widespread public demand, purely to manage internal strife within the Conservative party, and for the way he timed and framed that vote. Blame belongs too with the leave campaign, who won their mandate on a false prospectus – dishonestly promising that a British departure from the EU would bring a £350m weekly windfall to the NHS and would halt EU immigration. Bogus promises which won over many millions of voters but which were cheerfully discarded within hours of victory. History will not forgive them.

Published by: The Guardian

We must remain: my final plea to the undecided

It’s the last day of a campaign that feels long and bitter, the final stretch of a debate that has been brewing in this country for decades. There are two camps whose positions are fixed. Yet in the middle stands a group of people, 10% or more of the electorate, who are still undecided. If you are one of that 10%, or if you know one of them and want to make a last bid to shift them towards voting remain, here are five closing arguments for what, both sides agree, is almost certainly the biggest political decision of our lifetimes.

Published by: The Guardian

If you inject enough poison into the political bloodstream, somebody will get sick

For weeks, months and years, “politician” has been a word more spat out than said. MPs have been depicted as a form of pond life, routinely placed on the lowest rung of the ladder of esteem, trusted less than estate agents and journalists, the butt of every panel show gag, casually assumed to be venal, mendacious, vain, stupid or malevolent.

Published by: The Guardian