Anthony Barnett

Co-founder of OpenDemocracy and author of The Lure of Greatness: England’s Brexit & America’s Trump

Anthony Barnett is a writer and activist. He was the co-ordinator of Charter 88, the influential campaign for human rights and a democratic constitution. He co-founded and was the first editor of openDemocracy, for which he now writes regularly. His most recent book is The Lure of Greatness: England’s Brexit and America’s Trump.
Brexit Needs To Be Stopped But We Cannot Go Back To The Status

Brexit Needs To Be Stopped But We Cannot Go Back To The Status Quo

Brexit presented itself as precisely this: a critique of power - the EU's and the UK's subordination to it - and an emotional and political alternative. The problem, however, is that Brexit is wrong. It will be a disaster for exactly the people Lisa Nandy represents.
31/10/2017 10:19 GMT