During the recent referendum campaign much of what passed for debate on Facebook seemed to consist of greenies saying that anyone who voted leave was automatically supporting the official leave campaign. Of course this is obvious nonsense, and amounted to little more than an attempt by people without a clue what they were talking about to browbeat those who didn’t agree with them. Classic ad hominem stuff.
At its worst this degenerated into accusations of racism, nationalism and fascism (although I never saw the H word being used) as if there were no other possible reasons for wanting to get out of a deeply centralised , inherently captialistic, neoliberal owned, growth project. Read More