Europa in Extremis: Scottish Independence Revives

Scotland’s first minister says a second independence referendum is “highly likely” after the UK voted to leave the EU.

Source: Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon says second Scottish independence vote ‘highly likely’ – BBC News

Secessionism is a virus. The United Kingdom has it in a very bad way. The pangs for independence are resurfacing in Scotland, and now Northern Ireland appears ready to punish Britain for dragging it out of the EU – or at least to use Brexit as an excuse for a departure.

Britain continues its fall off the world stage.

 

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Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

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