The Brexit referendum changed Britain forever and perhaps Europe too. Week by week through the campaign Anthony Barnett wrote about its causes and significance. Here are its chapters and a PDF of the whole.
“Focusing too heavily on the « national identity » model has hindered European
leaders from finding alternative ways for constructing a sense of community
that has respect for Europe’s growing diversity.”
The economy will be centre stage when Brexit negotiations begin in 2017. All week we’re looking at the possible consequences of different types of Brexit on specific sectors and the economy as a whole.
The crisis of neoliberal globalisation has made the issue of sovereignty the centre of contemporary political discourse. If the Left is to conquer post-neoliberal hegemony it has to construct a progressive view of sovereignty.
An interview with Catherine West, MP, secretary and co-founder
of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on UK-EU Relations, scrutinising Brexit
negotiations and pushing for a progressive relationship with our European
After the Brexit vote,
many are questioning the UK's model of democracy. openDemocracy asked Professor
Paul Cartledge, Cambridge University historian and author of Democracy: A Life, to put the system in context.