The Silence of the Left: Brexit, Euro-Austerity and the T-TIP

Hudson, Michael
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/07/01/the-silence-of-the-left-brexit-euro-austerity-and-the-ttip/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  01/07/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19595

The media in the United States have treated the British vote against remaining in the European Union (EU) as if it is populist “Trumpism,” an inarticulate right-wing vote out of ignorance at being left behind by the neoliberal economic growth policy. What is left out of this picture is that there is a sound logic to oppose membership in the EU.

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