As the dust caused by the explosion on 23. June is beginning to settle, we can start picking up the debris to see what may possibly be salvaged from the disaster. It is still much too soon to tell what the final outcome of the referendum will be, which was directed at Westminster, not at Brussels. Probably, Britain will leave the EU. The following thoughts reflect the author’s ongoing despair over the outcome of the referendum of June 23rd and his hope that there is a chance that the UK government will find a way never to send the letter required by article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
Martin Kettle analysiert in seinem Beitrag die Ausgangslage für Labour unter Ed Milibands Führung. Seine These: Ideologische Sturheit und programmatischer Pragmatismus könnten Labour am Ende zum Sieg verhelfen – wenn alles klappt.