Brexit Bulletin

Universities speak for their nations

At the very highest levels, across the arts and sciences, and down the generations higher education institutions stand up for cultural exchange, writes Sir Ciaran…


A good time to be young in Europe?

This is the time to future proof the European Union, writes Geoff Kitney. For Anglophiles, these are disconcerting times. In their worldview, recent political events…


When worlds collide

Taking the beliefs of others on board, trying them on as a temporary experiment, is the key to understanding their view of the world, writes…


A soft Brexit made in Scotland?

Add together the Scottish contingent in the Commons – 35 SNP, 13 Tories, seven Labour and four Liberal Democrats – and you find a formidable…




Rejecting the future

The United States and Britian have turned inward and away from their places in the international order. Germany and France are preparing to take their…


British trade ambitions in a Paradise Lost

Ignorance and naivety about the politics of trade are the biggest dangers facing the May government, Geoff Kitney writes. The challenge of delivering the centerpiece…


You say you want a revolution

Populists have succeeded in making people feel that they belong to a group that feels what they feel, writes David Rawlings. The wave of populism…