Brexit: ProgExit and the Transition Town Movement

Nobody knows what the Brexit vote will mean for the UK.  People are reeling after a campaign marked by very poor quality debate, some deeply dangerous and divisive framing, a decision many didn't really understand and an election where only 36% of young people, who are those most affected by the decision, turned out to vote.   The result has led to an outcome some predict will turn out to be worse than the crash of 2008, and which is already creating heightened tensions between nations, generations, classes, North/South, withxenophobic attacks  on the rise.  It's a scary time.  A time, for me at least, for grief. The most troubling time I've ever known here.  But I'm not going to write a long gloomy blog about how awful this is, there are enough of those out there.  Believe me, I've read most of them over the last few days.

I feel Paul Mason was right when he wrote "we need a plan to put our stamp on the Brexit result – and fast".  If there is a General Election in November, and it is still an "if", it will boil down to a choice between Boris Johnson/UKIP and a more progressive option.

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