Brexit’s Causes Are Global – So Are the Solutions

…both Leavers and Remainers, both Trump’s supporters and Sanders’s, both Right and Left across the world have much more in common than they suspect. The sad irony is that neither side realises that the deeper cause underpinning both their concerns is globalization. Whether it’s the Left’s concerns about multinationals not paying fair taxes and the lack of funding for public services, or the Right’s about immigration, poverty and feelings of cultural alienation, both are symptoms of unregulated globalization: destructive global competition.

More on my post-brexit reflections with Nick Duffell at the Huffington Post.

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