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Philippe Legrain

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Brexit into Trumpland

British Prime Minister Theresa May is leading the UK toward a very “hard” Brexit in 2019 — and potentially off a cliff, if the UK leaves the EU without an exit or trade deal. In her Jan.

January 20, 2017

Mayday in the UK

Conservative Brexiteers — who campaigned for the United Kingdom to vote to leave the European Union — continue to blather about building an open, outward-looking, free-trading Britain. But the UK is in fact turning inward.

October 14, 2016

Economic fallout of Brexit

Those campaigning for Britain to exit the European Union claim that doing so would make their country both freer and richer.

May 20, 2016

The disintegration of EU

If a clear signal was needed that the European Union is falling apart at an alarming rate, Hungary’s construction of razor-wire fences along the border with its fellow EU member Croatia is it.

October 20, 2015