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03.07.2017
Notes From an Island: One Year on from the Brexit Referendum

One year on from the Brexit vote, Britain’s new role in the world, and in Europe, is taking shape – what will it look like?

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30.05.2017
“The Most Important Election of My Lifetime”

The UK election is fast approaching – we talked to Green candidate, MEP, and green economist Molly Scott Cato about progressive alliances, Brexit, and social democracy.

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27.03.2017
Caroline Lucas MP: ‘Missed opportunities’ by EU led to Brexit

An interview with Green Party of England & Wales co-leader & MP Caroline Lucas.

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15.03.2017
Neoliberalism Has Eviscerated the Fabric of Social Life

Are we witnessing a crisis of liberal democracy? Wendy Brown is interviewed on the insecurities of neoliberalism and globalisation.

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05.10.2016
Responding to Brexit: Creating a European Foundational Assembly

Brexit was a wakeup call that something about the EU’s relationship to its citizens needs to change. Forcing more integration would push people away – instead, giving citizens a say and a stake in the EU’s future through regional citizen assemblies may be a path towards a truly representative and interactive EU.

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29.09.2016
Brexit: a Scene from the Anthropocene

Slightly over two months ago, the ‘Brexit’ vote took place, leaving a lot of us in horror, lethargy, or at least confusion. If our confusion has receded as time has gone by, it is because we have become used to this new reality, not because it started making sense.

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07.09.2016
Elusive Sovereignty

The Brexit vote has been interpreted by some as demonstrating a desire to take back sovereignty and control. Yet defining exactly what this missing sovereignty amounts to, and what its place in the world of today is, seems to persistently elude us.

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29.08.2016
David Cameron and the Three ‘Whiches’

To what extent were the outcomes of the recent plebiscites held in the UK determined by the formulation of the question and the method of counting votes? If these are significant factors, this points to some puzzling quirks in the country’s voting system, as well as some far-reaching flaws in its democracy.

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16.08.2016
After Brexit: Reckoning with Britain’s Racism and Xenophobia

What has transpired in Britain since the Leave campaign won the Brexit has only shown how easily the veneer of civility and conviviality can be peeled back to reveal the virulence of racism and xenophobia seething under the skin of British social life.

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11.08.2016
Brexit Threatens Far More than the UK’s Future

Brexit has been a shock. It wasn’t the European Union that smashed the trade unions, depleted Britain’s social housing stock and then went on an orgy of privatisation, but Brexit has handed complete, unregulated control over to those who did, and the potential consequences reach far beyond Britain’s borders.

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