A truck driven by a Leave supporter promotes Brexit in Parliament Square, London, in June 2016. Photo: Reuters

Brexit-era Britain, like Donald Trump’s America, attempts government by nostalgia

Kevin Rafferty says the push for Britain’s departure from the European Union is, like much other anti-immigration sentiment around the world, driven by frustration with globalisation and memories of an idyllic time that never existed

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A truck driven by a Leave supporter promotes Brexit in Parliament Square, London, in June 2016. Photo: Reuters
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