Who Needs Europe? We’ve Still Got The Commonwealth

Here’s an excellent demolition of the delusion promoted by many Brexiteers, chief among them our old friend Boris, that a return to an imperial trading system (in effect) will more than make up for the European losses that Brexit will entail. By one of my old Commonwealth history colleagues. A long piece, but it should be made compulsory reading for all Empire-nostalgics.

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/apr/10/commonwealth-uk-brexit-leaving-eu.

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