The UK has voluntarily abdicated its role as a global economic power, and the rest of the world is scrabbling for Britain’s remains.
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Contrary to all the angst, the shock, and the incomprehension that current commentaries seek to raise about global populism, all of this has happened before, and all of this will happen again.Read more
Brexit ultimately decided that being British was defined by “not being European,” reflecting a toxic cocktail of middle class economic discontent, nationalism, and xenophobia.Read more
Because of the lack of media attention, Americans are less likely to understand the downside of Britain’s potential departure from the European Union.Read more
What is needed is a broader discussion of how immigration shapes British culture, alongside a realization that the outcome of the EU referendum will dictate the future of UK immigration policy.Read more
While Britain’s empire has long crumbled to dust, the fawning reverence for imperial power continues to affect how British foreign policy is shaped.Read more
Through the combination of their geographical proximity to markets and the advantages that technology provides in quickening the pace of trade, British politicians and financers are looking to cement the UK’s role as an indispensable international financier.Read more