The Brexit Alarm

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Supporters of Grassroot Out campaign outside the Electoral Commission in London, Britain, 31 March 2016

The Brexit Alarm


BERKELEY – I have no special expertise on the question of whether Britain should leave (or “Brexit”) the European Union. True, I did live in the United Kingdom until a bit less than a year ago. And here in California, we have our own Brexit-like debate, with a movement to place a proposal to secede from the United States on the November ballot. But while the idea of California independence might seem comical, the Brexit referendum on June 23 is no laughing matter.
Most obviously, Brexit would d...


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