Workers' rights, security, democracy... all the best arguments for voting Remain
As Britain goes to the polls today, there will be many who are still making up their minds about how to vote in the EU referendum.
Left Foot Forward supports our continued membership of the European Union, where Britain is more progressive, and better able to fight for democracy and social justice.
For readers who are still unsure, or who just want to kill time before the results, here’s a ‘cheat sheet’ of our best articles on the issues at stake this referendum. Feel free to share them with your friends (and enemies):
A new TUC report argues that Brexit could ‘turn the clock back decades’ on women’s rights
Brexit would undermine the working rights that Scottish women take for granted
Leaving EU would slash rights of one million transferred workers
The government’s aim of balancing the books by 2019/20 would be virtually impossible after a Leave vote
Brexit will make the rich richer and the poor poorer. Take that elites!
Incomes, house prices, output, currency and investment could all be hit hard by a Leave vote
Greek MEP says EU is a platform for common struggles against neoliberalism
It’s not a great strategy to insult countries you hope to trade with
Edi Rama’s three reasons why Albania is not a model for Britain after Brexit
‘Britain should be leading Europe, not leaving it’
‘We would be foolhardy to risk losing this significant success for workers
GMB chief warns of ’72 hours to save workers’ rights’
The UK used to be the long hours capital of Europe and it could be again, TUC research shows
EU has helped secure workers’ rights – but they could be lost after Brexit
Skilled workers and students count for a large proportion of net migration
Cutting immigration by 50 per cent would require a two per cent tax increase, new research suggests
The wealthy have lived globally for generations, but they don’t want the rest of us to do the same
Britain would be weaker in the fight against people trafficking outside the EU
Ian McKellen celebrated the EU’s record of preventing anti-LGBT discrimination
Brexiters are dangerously wrong about security. We’re better equipped to tackle terrorism voting to Remain.
In a heated debate, Farage was repeatedly slammed for his comments on immigration and diversity
The UK government has been a leading proponent of TTIP. That wouldn’t change if we left Europe.
How much do Brexiters really care about democracy?
Gove, Johnson and Duncan Smith are harder to sack than EU Commisioners
Brexit is not a blow to capitalism but empowerment of a Right-wing clique
Leaving the EU could cost billions in tourism revenue and thousands of jobs
If we want an improved EU that is progressive and accountable we need to stay and fight
‘What about machine guns?’
Under the new proposal, companies will be forced them to reveal where they make profits and where they pay tax
Anyone who cares about climate change should vote Remain, says Green Party MP
On wildlife, energy and climate change, the UK needs to work with its European neighbours
Vote Leave’s central claim branded ‘misleading’ by UK Statistics Authority
Here’s a reminder why Farage is no friend of workers
Leavers are trying to scare people with immigration
Adam Barnett is staff writer for Left Foot Forward. Follow him on Twitter @AdamBarnett13Like this article? Sign up to Left Foot Forward's weekday email for the latest progressive news and comment - and support campaigning journalism by making a donation today.
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