Episode

6/14 Matthias Matthijs: The UK’s Brexit or Not to Brexit Moment

June 14, 2016

Matthias Matthijs, an Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at Johns Hopkins University, explains the history of the European Union and the relationship between the UK and the EU. Why the Left in Britain skeptical of the EU historically. The common currency and getting “Britain’s money back”. Thatcher and the rise of Euro Skeptic politics in Britain. Why Britain’s current relationship with the EU is the best of both worlds for Britain. How close was Britain to joining the Euro? What will happen to Britain if the Brexit wins. The success of Europe and how would the Brexit hurt the European project.

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