At the end of last month, I had the good fortune to attend the annual meeting of the Wilmington Sister Cities Association, at which a panel of experts discussed and gave perspective on the ‘Brexit’ decision of last June. There are parallels to be drawn between the English vote and the campaign that elected President Trump to office- something I was vaguely aware of as it was happening, and which becomes even more apparent in hindsight. In this essay I try to capture an interesting discussion about international affairs which reach far beyond my little Port City, but which hold implications which might change the way we live here, on this side of the Atlantic. Enjoy!
Read it here.