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Vote Leave spending is just the tip of the iceberg—this is how Facebook ads threaten our democracy

We must use this moment to think not only about what needs to be done to rectify wrongs of the past but to prepare for the democratic future we need

By Kyle Taylor  

Anti-Brexit messages on a tower block in Margate, Kent. Photo: Matt Crossick/ EMPICS Entertainment.

For a group of people who ran an entire campaign on sovereignty and belief in our country and its institutions, the irony of recent Vote Leave revelations doesn’t seem to be lost on the die-hard Brexiteers. Make no mistake, however, this is a dangerous game they’re playing—and one that speaks to a new level of desperation as their Brexit dreams begin to slip away in the face of cold, hard truth.

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