A statue of British prime minister Winston Churchill stands near the Houses of Parliament in London. The remarkable thing about the independent-minded British is that they threw out their war hero in the 1945 elections because he failed to address the social needs of post-war Britain. Photo: AFP

‘Little England’ made a wise choice to leave the pompous, crumbling EU

N. Balakrishnan says the English electorate, who have a long history of independent thinking, are right to reject the suffocating embrace of the European Union

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A statue of British prime minister Winston Churchill stands near the Houses of Parliament in London. The remarkable thing about the independent-minded British is that they threw out their war hero in the 1945 elections because he failed to address the social needs of post-war Britain. Photo: AFP
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N. Balakrishnan

N. Balakrishnan

N. Balakrishnan is an entrepreneur and social commentator based in Hong Kong. He was born in India, grew up in Malaysia and educated in the US. www.coolinvestor.biz