Brexit and the balance of power

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British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and London Mayor Boris Johnson lay a wreath at the 7/7 Memorial at Hyde Park in London, Britain, 07 July 2015. London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, has joined already the supporters of British exit.

Brexit and the balance of power


CAMBRIDGE – Britain joined what became the European Union in 1973. This year, on June 23, it will hold a referendum on whether to leave. Should it?
Current polls show a closely divided electorate. Prime Minister David Cameron claims that the concessions he has won from Britain’s EU partners should lay to rest popular concerns about a loss of sovereignty to Brussels and an influx of foreign workers from Eastern Europe. But Cameron’s Conservative Party and his own cabinet are deeply divided, whil...


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