How a second Thatcherite revolution could follow this Brexit crisis

Brexiteers want to repeat the reasons for Thatcher’s success.

Britain’s political trauma is acute but its symptoms are not unique. Around the world the foundations of liberal societies are being shaken. Economic inequalities have become unsustainable. There is a backlash against social reform and representative democracy is under assault. Authoritarian regimes are on the march and liberal capitalism is in retreat.

Britain’s tragedy is that Brexit reflects these trends – and then supercharges them. Famed for pragmatic reform, creative...
source: New Statesman

2019-03-22 18:59
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