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ANOHNI Pens Essay On Brexit
Christian Eede , June 27th, 2016 12:12

Essay shared via Facebook describes the UK's decision to leave the EU as "a prison riot"

ANOHNI has shared a lengthy essay via Facebook regarding the recent EU referendum and the fallout from the decision for the UK to leave the European Union.

Criticising the wealthy and the media, she links the result and the perceived failures of the European Union to US foreign policy, writing: “Brexit is the latest casualty in 25 years of United States’ criminal foreign policy, lack of accountability, and grotesque international negligence.”

Blaming the result on what she calls a manipulation of the poor and working class by “nationalists and racist mavericks and the uber wealthy,” she says that “the legitimate frustrations propelling poor and working class people to vote “leave” are not going to subside as a result of this catastrophe. It is exactly during the cover of a crisis such as Brexit that the richest get even richer and bury their spoils in some far away land, while the poor eat each other’s faces.”

“People haven’t lost their jobs and securities over the last 30 years because of the EU. They have lost them for the same reason that they have lost them in US, because legislation protecting the interests of the majority of people has been cruelly and systematically thinned, while a corrupt mogul media, wearing the lambskin of the poor, advocates for the stinking rich exactly by misleading and manipulating working class minds and votes.”