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Brexit Wasn’t About Economics. It Was About Racial Hatred.

Omer Aziz | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Omer Aziz

With the twin exceptions of the fall of the Berlin wall and the invasion of Iraq, no event of the last half century will have consequences as far-reac...

After Brexit, No Second Act For Political Theatre

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Last week's British voters went to the poll and elected to leave the EU, prompting several explanations to try to explain the shocking outcome.

A Bridge From Brexit

John A. Powell | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
John A. Powell

A few days ago, we woke up to a new world. Britain had voted to leave the European Union. Some were pleased, many were deeply concerned. What is likely is that many will be affected. Some wonder if the EU will survive. It will take months if not years to fully understand the ramifications.

Donald Doubles Down on Bad English

John Krifka | Posted 06.28.2016 | Comedy
John Krifka

'if it ain't no Brexit, don't not wrecks it'

Brexit May Have A Silver Lining For The US?

Alister Chapman | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Alister Chapman

If Britain is in crisis by November's elections, that could be good news for the US. Voters might be more risk averse. But the immediate silver lining for anyone who does not want a Trump presidency is a blueprint for how not to persuade the discontented.

UK Votes To Leave The EU, Trump Soaring In The Polls, And We Need A Wave Of Change Now

Martina Buchal | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
Martina Buchal

This is the price we pay for not being present to what happens in our world; for often choosing not to know the truths of our reality; or simply for not doing something because we feel the something we can do is not enough.

Is Virtual Reality Show Addiction a Gateway Drug to the Election of Donald Trump?

Carol Smaldino | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

To the liberals among us, we too have become addicted it seems, to the reality show that is Trump. We can talk to each other to humiliate him in our heads, or can we talk to each other so we can talk out loud about interrupting humiliation as a game.

Why Did Brexit Happen?

Harlan Green | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

The shortest answer is the Great Recession and austerity policies of EU policymakers. What austerity policies? In the UK's case, it was raising taxe...

An Open Letter On Brexit To Trump's Angry Old Working-Class White Male Supporters

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The parallels between the intense economic concerns and nationalistic motives behind the Brexit vote, and the sentiment that's fueling Trump's incendiary campaign, are more than worth noting. To be sure, what happened across the Atlantic could very well happen here. Think about that for a second.

To Remain In Europe Is To Work Towards More Integration

Elisa Bacciotti | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Elisa Bacciotti

In the face of fear and exclusion, Brexit should be much more than a stimulus for "remaining" in the EU: We must have the courage to change.

London's Mayor Demands More Autonomy For City After Brexit Vote

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.28.2016 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - London should swiftly be granted more autonomy to help it ride out the economic uncertainty unleashed by Britain's vote to leave th...

Diplomat's Reaction To Brexit Leader Nigel Farage Is Pretty Much Perfect

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.05.2016 | World

Nigel Farage, the head of Britain's U.K. Independence Party and the de facto leader of Brexit, gave a fiery speech to the European Parliament on Tuesd...

Brexit Is What Happens When People Don't Take Voting Seriously

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

The people of the UK are realizing how significant and complicated their #Brexit "oops" moment is, and many want a do-over.

Brexit Is a Mutiny Against the Cosmopolitan Elite

Craig Calhoun | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Craig Calhoun

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.

Americans Should Follow Brexit With Amexit To Escape Washington's Brutal Embrace

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Americans should follow the British in reconsidering the wisdom of living under a centralized Leviathan in a distant capital, that is, Washington.

After Brexit, French Politicians Want To English Language Out Of EU Too

HuffPost France | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.26.2016 | World

Is the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union going to deal a fatal blow to the language of Shakespeare on the continent? English, one of the 2...

Britain's Vote To Leave

George Friedman | Posted 06.25.2016 | World
George Friedman

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.

After Brexit, Europe's 20th-Century History May Be Rewritten

Lucia Annunziata | Posted 06.25.2016 | World
Lucia Annunziata

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.

Thanks To Poor Marketing The Brexit Vote Wrecksit

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

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.

Brexit Will Fundamentally Change The Future Of Europe

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.26.2016 | World

Some 33 million people in the U.K. voted in Thursday’s referendum, but their votes will affect the lives of over 500 million people living throughou...

Brexit Is An Opportunity To Rebuild Europe

Corinne Lepage | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Corinne Lepage

The EU's policy changes must be immediate and drastic. The commission must recognize its mistakes and make strong, symbolic, and swift decisions.

Brexit Should Inspire More European Integration, Not Less

David Sassoli | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
David Sassoli

This is not a funeral for the EU, but rather a departure that will demand a shift in direction towards greater integration.

What’s Next For The UK After Brexit Vote

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.24.2016 | World

The United Kingdom's vote on Thursday to leave the European Union ushers in a new era for the country and for Europe, and its reverberations are being...

The EU-ISRAEL Relationship Post-Brexit

Alex Benjamin | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Alex Benjamin

So we say goodbye to Britain in the EU playground with a heavy heart. But just like all playgrounds, there are always plenty of others to make friends and continue to play with. This is the task of all Israel advocates in the months and years ahead. So let's get to it post haste.

Sunny With A Chance Of Love Affairs -- Why Brexit Won't Lead To (Only) Break-Ups

Maria Montgomery | Posted 06.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Montgomery

Home is not where you were born -- home is where the heart is. As someone who has lived abroad since I was 19 and fought several visa battles, I'm sur...