Exit plan: how Scotland and Northern Ireland can remain in the EU

Public discussions about how the UK is to exit from the European Union have been too simplified, and have failed to come up with any solution that recognises that only England and Wales in fact voted to leave. Brendan O’Leary, Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, outlines a way forward where those nations wanting to remain in the EU might be able … Continue reading Exit plan: how Scotland and Northern Ireland can remain in the EU

Brave New World – first reflections on Brexit

The UK has stepped back from Europe and stepped back from the world. Kirsty Hughes explains how in the process, the UK has done deep damage to itself, the EU and the wider world. The shockwaves from England and Wales’ Brexit vote will reverberate and grow for months and years to come. In the first few hours since the vote, there have been calls for … Continue reading Brave New World – first reflections on Brexit