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Brexit: One Eye On The Prize

Anyone who reads anything I write on Brexit will be aware that over the period of negotiations, I had become fairly agnostic about whether the UK stays in the EU or leaves (whenever that happens).

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Brexit: May Existing in a Fantasy

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Why Stop at Brexit?

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9 months

Why 'Crazy Rich Asians' Matters

A romantic comedy in which a bootstraps middle-class woman finds herself in love with a billionaire family. Entertaining, humorous, well produced, and creative, with one thing in particular that stands out – almost the entire starring cast are of Asian, primarily East Asian, descent. 

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