U.K. assassination casts shadow over ‘Brexit’ campaigns

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Graham Wilson, Initiative on Cities, College of Arts & Sciences

The heated campaign over whether Britain should leave the European Union came to an abrupt halt Thursday following the assassination of a member of Parliament who played a visible role campaigning for continued membership in the EU…

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“One warning of this for politicians in every country and every democracy is that if you create a climate of fear and anger targeted on foreigners and other minorities, then there will be a very, very small minority who will do horrendous things responding to that mood.”

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