Dr Helen De Cruz on why the Labour-Conservatives Brexit talks were never going to work and why they were doomed from start. [...]
- PMP Magazine Contributor.
Dr Helen De Cruz
- 40 articles in PMP Magazine
Belgian philosopher and Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University who specialises in philosophy of religion, experimental philosophy, and philosophy of cognitive science.
Why is Remain’s message not as effective as it can be? Dr Helen De Cruz argues that it is not because of a lack of good PR but because Remain inherited a zero-sum logic from the UK’s long relationship with the EU, a history with opt-outs, special arrangements and rebates. [...]
Thursday’s council elections indicate again the big weakness of referendums – they are a snapshot in time, and it is difficult for voters to amend them, think again or signal their unhappiness with a past decision. [...]
A reflection on Brexit, and my reasons for leaving the UK this Summer... [...]
Why Labour’s opposition to freedom of movement does not make sense. Ending freedom of movement cannot end white nativist anger and it will only worsen conditions for British workers. [...]
Helen De Cruz’s assessment of the BBC “Crossing the Divides” ‘game’, where you get to play an EU nurse who just comes back from a visit to Estonia and get told to be nice to people who voted for her to be in limbo in the UK. Dark, dark times. [...]
Helen De Cruz on how Brexit is destroying UK academia. Morale in the sector has hit rock bottom. [...]
Philosopher Helen De Cruz has concerns over the People’s Vote campaign’s current treatment of ethnic minorities, EU citizens, Brits in Europe, and Leave voters. [...]
What does European identity mean? What is distinctive about it? How can we assert it without falling into narratives of western superiority? Listen to the UK Remainers! [...]
The hostile environment, Brexit, the new immigration system and the end of freedom of movement reflect the will of the people. Do they really? [...]