AC Grayling on how Brexit may unravel

The philosopher and master of New College of the Humanities talks to Agnes Frimston about why he’s still a Remain campaigner, the blackmailing of MPs and the implications of military technology on warfare

The World Today Updated 24 November 2020 Published 1 June 2017 7 minute READ

Agnes Frimston

Deputy Editor, The World Today

Why do you think Remain lost in the referendum when all the economic arguments were in favour of staying in the European Union?

As with most things, there’s never just one cause. On the Remain side, the campaign was lacklustre. The positive advantages of remaining in the EU were too little emphasized. Too much weight was placed just on the economic considerations.

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