Brexit: The lessons of History

24/06/2016

The British, under the eyes of the whole world, have made their choice: it is a massive victory for "Leave". While this vote certainly expresses a rejection of membership of the European Union, it is even more an expression of a rejection of a social model that populations no longer feel reflects their own aspirations. That is why a number of events over the next few months (such as the Spanish elections this weekend, the Italian referendum on reform of the Senate and the American elections) must be followed with particular vigilance. After years of financial and economic crisis, the political and social risks are beginning to materialize.