Tag Archives: Brexit

Apr 4 2017

Brexit as a Strategic Shift

1 Comment

By Roberto Orsi Britain’s move to leave the European Union has been a topic of political discussion worldwide for more than a year, starting from an extremely polarising referendum campaign in spring 2016 to the latest developments following PM May’s … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , , ,

Mar 31 2017

We’ve triggered Article 50. Is this such a tragedy for Europe?

1 Comment

By Mary Kaldor It is now possible that new governments in France and Germany will respond to civil society pressure and do what is needed to change the EU, without being blocked by Britain. This is a very sad day … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , , , ,

Mar 3 2017

The Economics of Brexit Needn’t Be Quixotic: Towards a Green Industrial Strategy for Britain

Leave a comment

By Afzal S. Siddiqui and Max Hänska “Fortune is guiding our affairs better than we ourselves could have wished. Do you see over yonder, friend Sancho, thirty or forty hulking giants? I intend to do battle with them and slay them. … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , , , , ,

Dec 20 2016

President Trump and the Politics of Tragedy

5 Comments

By Roberto Orsi For someone who tries to think in dialectical terms, the catastrophic handling of the immigration crisis in 2015 raised more than just some concern. It appears simply impossible that this kind of blunder could have not generated … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , , , , ,

Dec 9 2016

A View on Brexit from Abroad

3 Comments

By Henry Freeman Promises of an extra £350m a week, posted on the side of a bus. Doomsday economic predictions from the Remain campaign; the reply, “We’ve had enough of experts!”. Jo Cox MP shot dead in the street, the … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , , ,

Oct 20 2016

Democracy Between Compromise and Control

Leave a comment

By Henry Radice The slogan ‘take back control’ was widely credited as a key factor in the UK’s vote to leave the EU on June 23rd.  That vote revealed many cleavages in how we understand our democracy. One significant one … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , , ,

Aug 25 2016

Monsters in the Mist: The Elusive Quest for Financial Security in Scotland post-Brexit

Leave a comment

By Faye Donnelly and William Vlcek   It is easy to become disillusioned, confused and even fanciful when trying to envision Scotland’s financial security in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. With a leap of imagination it is possible to … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Aug 23 2016

What 7.5m tweets taught us about the Brexit campaign

Leave a comment

By Stefan Bauchowitz and Max Hänska How did Eurosceptic (leave) and pro-European (remain) activity compare on social media in the run-up to the EU referendum, and was there a relationship between social media users and votes? To find out how … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , ,

Aug 11 2016

How reliant is Britain on EU migrant workers?

Leave a comment

By Catherine Harris Brexit – the UK vote to leave the European Union – has caused uncertainty in a number of areas. One of which is the impact that potentially reduced immigration will have on the British economy, particularly in … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , , , ,

Jul 12 2016

The battle lines have been etched

Leave a comment

By Max Hänska Latent tensions became manifest with the result of the Brexit referendum, etching the battle line that will define the struggles ahead. Those who have embraced and built their lives around our liberal-cosmopolitan global order, and found opportunity … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Eurocrisis in the Press Tagged with: , ,