2016 was a good year for authoritarians and delivered blow after blow to liberal democracy.
Britain voted 52 to 48 percent in a referendum on June 23, 2016 to leave the European Union. To read more about the consequences of the vote, follow the British EU exit tag.
In Britain and the United States, people rebelled against the preferences of college-educated, city elites.
Most referendums are either expensive opinion polls or political ploys. We can do without both.
The United Kingdom has historically had the luxury of being semi-detached from Europe. Not anymore.
The fear in the Netherlands is that Britain’s exit will encourage those clamoring for more Europe, not less.
Young voters feel let down by their elders who voted to withdraw Britain from the European Union.
Live analysis and commentary from the Atlantic Sentinel on the crises in Britain’s two major political parties.
Facts are irrelevant, truth is non-existent and semblance and suspicion define the acts of a political community.
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has shocked its allies. Live analysis from the Atlantic Sentinel.
Britain’s withdrawal would upset the balance of power in Europe and put a greater burden on the French.
Britain’s decision to leave had little to do with the United States. But it does affect transatlantic relations.
The vote on Europe makes clear the real divide in British politics is no longer between Conservative and Labour.