‘We don’t exist to them, do we?’: why working-class people voted for Brexit

Working-class people were more likely to vote for Brexit. Lisa Mckenzie (Middlesex University) takes issue with the¬†notion that these people¬†were ‘turkeys voting for Christmas’. They saw Brexit, with all the uncertainties it would bring, as an alternative to the status quo. De-industrialisation and austerity has taken a heavy toll on working-class communities – one which … Continue reading ‘We don’t exist to them, do we?’: why working-class people voted for Brexit