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  Somebody compared Brexit to a dog who got onto a bus without having thought what to do next. This is a pretty accurate image of a country that is almost too stunned to ask the question “What now?”, unable to make up its mind what price is worth paying for this glorious day of… » read more

  Posted by Fritz Groothues

Rather than acquiescing to the reckless impulses of populist politicians eager to capitalize upon the mess that is Brexit, Czech leaders should resort to common sense and urge patience and restraint. Contrary to what populists would like to purport, support for the EU is rising in several countries following Brexit, including Denmark who is traditionally… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

As no member state has ever left the European Union, there is no useful precedent for the process of British withdrawal under Article 50 TEU. There are, however, several association treaties between the EU and third countries which may offer guidance as the UK seeks to define a new settlement with the EU once its… » read more

  Posted by Andrew Duff - On Governing Europe

The EU is no stranger to crises. It is often said, at least in academic circles, that a crisis can spur necessary further integration (known in Eurojargon as ‘deepening’). At the height of the Eurozone crisis, for example, Member States were willing to accept far-reaching reforms of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) that were… » read more

  Posted by ACELG

In the wake of the UK referendum vote to leave the EU, there has been no shortage of analysis of the voting patterns of the electorate: who voted to leave and why. Given the momentous – and unexpected – result, the level of interest is hardly surprising. While some patterns are clear, others are harder… » read more

  Posted by Peter Bye

This blog was originally published on 29 June on By Christina Eckes The victory of the leave campaign, while long predicted, nonetheless came to many as a shock. As Christina Eckes explains, the consequences of Brexit are complex and may take a decade to manifest. Two things however, as she points out, can already… » read more

  Posted by CERiM

(English version will follow during this week.) Am 23. Juni 2016 stimmten über 17 Millionen britische Unionsbürger für ihren Austritt aus der Europäischen Union. Hierfür sind aus meiner Sicht die folgenden Gründe ausschlaggebend gewesen.   1. Die britische Geschichte Viele Briten scheinen eine instinktive Abneigung gegenüber politischem Einfluss vom europäischen Festland zu haben. Diese ist… » read more

  Posted by The future of the European Union

Britain has voted to leave the EU and this is seemingly irreversible. But the million-dollar question is what should come next. The result of the referendum was tight. This is particularly unfair on the young and on the people in major urban centres who have overwhelmingly voted to remain in the EU. It furthermore seems… » read more

  Posted by Drazen Simic

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