Last week, Tony Blair took it upon himself to change the minds of those who voted for Brexit. As he is one of those responsible for circumstances that enabled the vote, perhaps he should quietly slip to the background.
The winning vote for a Donald Trump Presidency has seen cries that democracy has failed and strong rejection from those opposed. It seems that nothing was learned from Brexit, right?
The general consensus is that 2016 can eat a bag of dicks. So, let’s savor other fruits before we apathetically return to the bag for 2017 …
Some of Trump’s tax return was leaked, Brexit meant Brexit, and Daniel Ricciardo drank from a shoe (please stop, Daniel).
Elon Musk is sending us all to Mars, which is great because our growth is the lowest it’s been since the GFO, and the Prez debate continues to make no sense.
David Cameron quit (again), Daniel Radcliffe may be Potter once more, and a record number of people decided not to pay for Narcos.
We saw the forced migration of 25,000 Australian commuters, Apple ditched the home button, and the greatest limp effort of democracy since the last one.
In his latest Letter to America, Australian Roger Pugh opines about the growing discussions surrounding a country’s borders and immigration policies in a 21st century world.
Verónica Pamoukaghlián is in England following the Brexit vote and has an opportunity to observe and discuss with locals the impact of England exiting the European Union (EU).
In a week that saw the landmark referendum to see Britain leave the EU, The Big Smoke wanted to gauge the reactions of not just our current POTUS candidates, but our own writers; from the U.S., Australia, Germany, and the UK, the reactions were as divided as the media reports.