Discussing the Brexit Issue

Meeting on October 19th/20th in Berlin

Videos from the Workshop on October 19th-20th

Please see: Jan Toporowski «On the Brexit issue – politico-economic implications»; Marica Frangakis: «The multiple meanings of EU exit and their implications for the future of the EU»

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Marica Frangakis: The Multiple Meanings of EU Exit and Their Implications for the Future of Europe

A significant change has taken place in the EU state of affairs in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, which morphed into a debt crisis in the Eurozone. What was thus far unthinkable became a possibility.  The exit of a member state from the Union came to be contemplated, speculated and acted upon. More  The … Continue reading Marica Frangakis: The Multiple Meanings of EU Exit and Their Implications for the Future of Europe

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Europe: What is Left? Working on Strategies

Please find our reader as an offer to the discussion

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Jan Toporowski: Heads we Lose, Tails They Win: A Short Guide to Leaving the European Union *

According to the old music-hall song, ‘everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die’. Much the same is true of the British government that has now found itself accidentally (because it happened without any of the usual policy-making preliminaries that are supposed More published on: www.disclaimermag.com/economics/heads-we-lose-tails-they-win-a-short-guide-to-leaving-the-european-union-3725

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Samir Amin: Brexit and the EU Implosion*

The defence of national sovereignty, like its critique, leads to serious misunderstandings once one detaches it from the social class content of the the strategy in which it is embedded. More published on tlaxcala-int.org/article.asp?reference=18416

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Asbjørn Wahl: Brexit and the Crisis of the Left*

The British majority in favour of leaving the EU (Brexit) was surprising, even shocking, to many. The discussion runs high on both the result and the causes. The confusion seems to be extraordinary high on the left, in Britain More published on www.ogmundur.is/annad/nr/7914/

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Jan Eichhorn: Scotland, the UK and the EU

See the powerpoint presentation here

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A Modest First Input

The following question should be put in the centre of the analysis and of our discussion: How do the economic and political conditions for action by the left and its effective ability to act correspond to each other?  More

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