Saturday, June 25, 2016

Something to Think About . . .

Related Off-site Links:
Brexit Wins: British Voters Have Voted to Leave the European Union (EU) – Kevin Drum (Mother Jones, June 24, 2016).
Who Should We Blame for Brexit – and Where Do We Go From Here? – Joe Macaré (, June 24, 2016).
Grieve Now If You Must – But Prepare for the Great Challenges Ahead – Owen Jones (The Guardian, June 24, 2016).
The British Are Frantically Googling What the EU Is, Hours After Voting to Leave It – Brian Fung (The Washington Post, June 24, 2016).
After Shocking Vote, Can UK's Radical Left Navigate a "Left Exit" from EU Neoliberalism?Democracy Now! (June 24, 2016).
UK Independence Party Leader Admits His Bold Brexit Claim Was a "Mistake" – Inae Oh (Mother Jones, June 24, 2016).
Why Brexit Is Much, Much Scarier Than You Think – Stephen Marche (Esquire, June 24, 2016).
The Left Should Celebrate Brexit: UK Just Kicked Neoliberalism in the Nuts – Matt Ellis (Rational Radical, June 24, 2016).
Brexit and the New Global Rebellion – Richard Eskow (Common Dreams, June 24, 2016).
Brexit Is Only the Latest Proof of the Insularity and Failure of Western Establishment Institutions – Glenn Greenwald (The Intercept, June 25, 2016).
Brexit Backlash Against EU, A Revolt Against Elites – Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers (, June 25, 2016).
Is Brexit Win a Warning Signal for Trump-Era America? – Lauren McCauley (Common Dreams, June 25, 2016).
Why the British Said No to Europe – John Pilgers (, June 25, 2016).
British Exit From EU Not Inevitable, Despite Referendum – Robert Mackey (The Intercept, June 24, 2016).

UPDATES: A Sharp Spike in Racist Incidents Reported After the Brexit Vote – Max Bearak (The Washington Post, June 26, 2016).
Brexit Has Given Voice to Racism – and Too Many Are Complicit – Miqdaad Versi (The Guardian, June 27, 2016).
I Voted for Brexit – and Now I Realise What a Terrible Mistake I Made – Emily Tierney (The Independent, June 26, 2016).
The Loophole That Could Prevent Brexit – Ian Johnston (The Independent, June 27, 2016).
Brexit and the Diseased Liberal Mind – Jonathan Cook (Common Dreams, June 27, 2016).
This is Now Project Betrayal – and We Are All Victims – Polly Toynbee (The Guardian, June 27, 2016).

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