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Brexit: It's Not About the EU, It's About the EZ
Hungerford, David
Article
2016
Counter Punch
"Politics is the concentrated essence of economic forces in motion." Forget the politics of the June 23 Brexit referendum for a minute. Let's take a look at the money.
Brexit and the new hostility to participatory democracy
Sparrow, Jeff
Article
2016
Overland
The reaction to Brexit illustrates the desperate need for the Left to return to first principles. For, as the result broke on social media, a remarkable number of progressives directed their anger not...
Democracy was never intended for degenerates
Malik, Kenan
Article
2016
Pandaemonium
This is not a left vs right debate -- today, as a century ago, the anti-democratic impulse comes from both left and right, from both reactionaries and self-defined progressives.
European Unification Divides Europeans: How Forcing People Together Tears Them Apart
Johnstone, Diana
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Unification of Europe has brought about radical new divisions within Europe. The most significant split is between the people and their political leaders.
How Western Military Interventions Shaped the Brexit Vote
Wilpert, Gregory; Hudson, Michael
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Michael Hudson argues that military interventions in the Middle East created refugee streams to Europe that were in turn used by the anti-immigrant right to stir up xenophobia.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 2, 2016
Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, and Contempt for Democracy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2016
Connexions
Brexit, the British vote to leave the European Union, has thrown the political elites into turmoil and confusion. The referendum was supposed to be a safe political manoeuvre, a way to produce an appe...
The Reaction to Brexit Is the Reason Brexit Happened
If you believe there's such a thing as "too much democracy," you probably don't believe in democracy at all
Taibbi, Matt
Article
2016
Rolling Stone
"This isn't democracy; it is Russian roulette for republics," Kenneth Rogoff recently wrote in the 'Boston Globe,' of last week's Brexit vote.
Some Pundits Think the Solution to Right-Wing Populism Is Less Democracy
Johnson, Adam
Article
2016
Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
The core orthodoxies of neoliberalism are under attack by populist forces, and commentators are scrambling for a response. Some are suggesting more left-wing red meat. Others, a moment of self-reflect...
Sound & Fury
Just What Does Brexit Signify?
Bacevich, Andrew J.
Article
2016
Commonweal
Not since Y2K thretened to plunge the planet into chaos has a story provoked overwrought handwringing comparable to that triggered by Britons voting to withdraw from the European Union. By common asse...
Why They Left
Brexit was'’t the first time Europeans rejected the EU, and it won't be the last. Here's what the Left should do.
Lapavitsas, Costas
Article
2016
Jacobin
The Leave victory in the British referendum represents a moment of political confusion -- a hiatus in the opposition between social classes. No class appears capable of directing events. The ruling cl...
Why we voted leave: voices from northern England - documentary
Sumaria, Sheena
Film/Video
2016
Counterfire
A short look at why those in the north of England mainly voted to leave the EU - from Guerrera Films.


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