A Small Nation That Thinks It’s a World Power

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Brexit emerged from its supporters’ nostalgia for a supposedly glorious past.

  • Gary Younge
  • The Nation

There are two kinds of European nations,” said Kristian Jensen, the Danish finance minister, last year.

“There are small nations, and there are countries that have not yet realized they are small nations.”

Marc 1aWith Brexit, it’s become painfully obvious that the United Kingdom is among the latter.

In their melancholic yearning for a time long past, those who ran the campaign to leave the European Union had a vision of us marching out, suited and…

As time goes on, a…

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