What next after Brexit?

By Steve Keen – economics professor and Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University in London – Debt Deflation blog.

A cliché—“Expect the Unexpected”—has happened. As I noted in “The Divisive Brexit Vote”, though I favoured Brexit, I took the opinion polls at face value, and expected that Britain as a whole would vote to remain in the EU. Instead, in the largest electoral turnout in twenty years, the UK voted 52:48 in favour of leaving the EU.

I’ll leave a post-mortem of the vote itself for later; the main interest now is what will happen because of it. Many pundits from the Center, Left and Right opposed Brexit in the belief that economic Armageddon for Britain and the globe would flow from it; we’ll now see how realistic their fears were. I regard them as seriously overblown, for a number of reasons.

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  • Jun 24, 2016 How Do The Rothschild’s Feel About Brexit?

    In George Orwell’s 1984, Oceania is a despotic nation where the elite exercise central control over not only all of North and South America, but also Britain. While Europe and Russia are united in Eurasia, Britain stands alone as uniquely Western. Britain has always been distinct from the Continent. Of all European superpowers, Britain was the strongest, once holding the position as the world’s policemen, now delegated to the United States.

    https://youtu.be/MM87oDzzqBQ

  • Just Watching

    What next? Same as it ever was.
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    The US FED will give infinity Bongo Dollars to Euro Banksters so they can buy more US Bongo Treasury Paper.

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    Then the US will buy more bombs with the free money!

  • ICFubar

    Excellent piece by Keen (and friends) with critical thinking on how Brexit could possibly play out putting all those chicken littles in proper perspective. No doubt there were losses, and conversely winners, of those who bet short and long on such events, but as far as they effect the under lying fundamentals this will be neither here nor there. Some political turmoil will no doubt take place as this event gives the political class something to play with and to inflame the public about which is the stock and trade of the politicos. What is great to see is the shock it has given the complacent leaders of society demonstrating that the working class has had enough of neo liberal economics. Now maybe we will see the dawn of change in this respect if this movement persists. Meanwhile the pundits are ripping their hair out.

    • This article from 2000 will give you greater insight. Sep 19, 2000 Euro-federalists financed by US spy chiefs

      The documents confirm suspicions voiced at the time that America was working aggressively behind the scenes to push Britain into a European state. One memorandum, dated July 26, 1950, gives instructions for a campaign to promote a fully fledged European parliament.

      http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/1356047/Euro-federalists-financed-by-US-spy-chiefs.html

      • ICFubar

        Yes, the E.U. has always been the plan of what I call the Apex Elites, ushered in by the government agencies they control. These elites are operating on many fronts and levels simultaneously as you well know. Cheers Linc.

        • Thank you for sharing this Icke video and he is spot on target. This single link will narrow your view and target globally. It is a very small oligarchic globally at the top.

          Which Corporations Control The World?

          June 13, 2016 “Information Clearing House” – A surprisingly small number of corporations control massive global market shares. How many of the brands below do you use?

          http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article44864.htm

  • Jun 13, 2016 The EU Referendum: The People vs The Elites

    A segment from Brexit The Movie showing the elites are offering the British people ‘bread and circuses’ to entice them to vote to remain in the EU. Will we accept these trinkets? Or will we stand up and tell them our democracy, our freedom, is not for sale?

    https://youtu.be/OWZqqFbW6dQ