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Jan Zielonka is Professor of European Politics at the University of Oxford and author of Is the EU Doomed? (Polity Press, 2014), and Counter-revolution.
Liberal Europe in Retreat, (Oxford University Press 2018).
Those making the decision on April 10 should keep in mind that we are only at the beginning of the long and painful process of redesigning Europe in institutional, economic and cultural terms.
decision is bad for Italy, Germany, and Europe. The only political force which
is likely to profit is the Northern League."
The question is,
why do even the most enlightened liberals such as Fawcett and Barnett not
really try to offer a set of specific policies to forge a liberal comeback?
Liberal values have
been betrayed and we are witnessing a concerted effort to dismantle the system
created after the fall of the Berlin Wall – a counter-revolution.
Bankrupt regions, impoverished hospitals, overcrowded prisons: Brexit will affect everybody in Europe. And yet nobody is taking responsibility for the mess.
The consequences of the Brexit referendum are bad for both Europe and Britain, regardless of the result.