And indeed I think that Israel's lack of vision is already creating the analogue of Brexit: As Peter Beinart has been arguing for years, the younger generation of American Jews, who are overwhelmingly liberal and cosmopolitan in outlook, are progressively disengaging from an Israel, with which they cannot identify, and whose values they do not share.
As the world reels from the once improbable unraveling of the European Union and the United Kingdom, grim prognostications of the economic and political fallout betray a more immediate and ominous lesson.
On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom held a historic referendum on its future in the European Union (EU). Although the Leave campaign’s victory ...
It used to be the case that moving around for jobs was reserved to European elites. No longer. I recently came across a young Frenchman from the Banlieue on the Eurostar who could not get a job in Paris and now drives public transport buses in London instead.
LONDON -- Brexit, a revolt against cosmopolitan "Cool Britannia," will be remembered as an early step in the unraveling of the EU and the shift of global economic activity toward Asia.
American media pundits and government elites are upset by the close vote of the British people to leave the European Union. News story after news story give the impression that the British people are to blame for leaving and could create world economic havoc. But they are not to blame.
On June 24th, polling stations in the United Kingdom defiantly conveyed the overall sentiment of the British electorate, announcing a win for “B...
Americans should follow the British in reconsidering the wisdom of living under a centralized Leviathan in a distant capital, that is, Washington.
Early morning, June 24th, Great Britain did what few polls, and politicians, predicted it was capable of doing: stand up for itself. "
This is not a British phenomenon by any means. It is something that is sweeping Europe and China. It is also present in the United States.
The recent vote for the UK to leave the European Union was not just about the EU, but disaffection with the political system.
The rejection of a united Europe is a death sentence to the phoenix that rose from the ashes at the end of a century dominated by totalitarianism.
Does Hillary Clinton get it? The Democratic presidential candidate, for whom Bernie Sanders now says he will vote in November, reacted to the British...
On August the 21st, 1858 Abraham Lincoln said: Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succe...
By now, you have probably heard that UK voters chose 51.9% to 48.1% to leave the European Union (EU). Just about all the articles are talking about the political and economic issues. I prefer to talk about the one that is often overlooked in political situations -- marketing.
When politics divides instead of unites, walls off instead of embraces, what, or who, can bind fractured societies? (continued)