Winning the argument for staying in Europe

Roland Rudd, founder and Chairman of Finsbury, writes that those arguing against Brexit will never win by wearing rose-colored glasses. At the same time, those campaigning to leave are hamstrung by an inability to agree on what ‘leave’ means. This piece is part of the UCL European Institute’s first guest editor week on openDemocracy. The choice facing the British public is the biggest in a generation: do we choose … Continue reading Winning the argument for staying in Europe

What effect might terrorist atrocities in Paris have on UK’s EU referendum?

Matt Goodwin, Senior Fellow at The UK in a Changing Europe, examines the impact that terrorist attacks can have on the political landscape of those countries concerned. In this post, he examines the potential impact the recent attacks and security threats in Paris and Brussels might have on voters in the UK. It has been a depressing week. The terrorist atrocities in Paris have renewed public … Continue reading What effect might terrorist atrocities in Paris have on UK’s EU referendum?