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After Theresa May's humiliating defeat, what's next for Britain and Europe?

The short run could be bad for the rest of Europe, too

Brexit Deal  |  Theresa May  |  Jeremy Corbyn

Paul Krugman | NYT 

What’s going to happen with Brexit? A second referendum? A disorderly hard exit? A new offer from the European Union that isn’t as offensive as the deal that just got rejected? God knows, and even He may be uncertain. Part of the problem is that there don’t seem to be many rational actors out there. Much has been written about the fantasies of many Brexiteers; I don’t have anything to add to all that. But we should also note the fantasies of the Eurocrats, who have behaved at every step of this process as if Britain were Greece, and could be bullied into ...

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First Published: Thu, January 17 2019. 07:58 IST