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If you believe in the EU, it’s time to stand up for free movement

Instead of treating it like a necessary evil, Remainers should reject lazy anti-immigrant sentiment—and show why freedom of movement is a good thing

By Julia Blunck  

Two protestors in face paint showing the Union Jack and EU flag kiss at a protest. Photo: PA

Two years after the Brexit vote, the conversations around when, and how, we will leave have become more urgent and complex—but not less bitter.

On the Remain side, pundits talk about how a growing feeling of anti-immigrant sentiment underpinned the result, about the Leave camp’s mastermind manipulation, the dark arts of bus stunts and Russian interference.

While the influence of some of these might be overstated, the analysis is not incorrect.…

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