It’s Brexit Day. It’s done. And right on cue, I have a piece in today’s Irish Times: It was as early as July 2016 when one British national broadsheet warned of “Brexhaustion”, claiming the UK public were being crippled by Brexit fatigue. This was a mere three weeks after the […]
“The Psychology of Brexit” is now available!
“excellent and clearly written…in the vanguard of the area” “timely, insightful and brave…a lesson for all” “a penetrating analysis…written with energy and style. One that I think will earn an enduring place on the Brexit bookshelf” “accessible and absorbing…a must-read” »Details here.
On “celebratory racism”
Social controversies are frequently seized upon by bigots. In Britain, for example, the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum saw a sharp increase in racist incidents, with reports of people being harassed on the street, jeered at in shops, and barracked at passport control in airports. There is even a […]
It’s podcast time again — I am delighted to have contributed to the first podcast of the Psychological Society of Ireland, along with Professor Ian Robertson and host Máire Treasa Ní Cheallaigh. Do have a listen…
Brexit contingency-planning latest: Don’t ask me, ask God, minister testifies
From The Guardian‘s live blog just now: In the Brexit committee Michael Gove has just finished answering a series of questions about how Dover would cope with lorry arrivals in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Hilary Benn, the committee chair, did not sound hugely reassured, and he concluded by […]
New book “The Psychology of Brexit” now available to pre-order
To be released in October 2019. Just when you thought it would be safe to get back into the water… Details here.