MESOP: THE VOICE OF ISRAEL – MOSHE DAYAN CENTER ABOUT “BREXIT”

Editors: Paul Rivlin and Brandon Friedman  – Brexit: England’s Arab Spring

Paul Rivlin : The result of the UK referendum on continued membership in the European Union (EU) can be seen as an “English Arab Spring”: a vote against the establishment by millions who felt politically and economically alienated. In their best-selling book, Why Nations Fail, Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson suggest that one factor explains the success of nations more than any other: inclusiveness. This meant increasing political rights and expanding economic opportunities for all; countries that succeeded followed the path of inclusiveness, those that failed did not. Read full text : http://dayan.org/content/brexit-englands-arab-spring