Decades of Terrible Decisions

Biedermann, Ferry (2022) Decades of Terrible Decisions. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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Abstract

In politics there are no friends, only interests, to fudge and combine two hackneyed phrases on the subject. But what does that still mean in an era in which acting against our own interests is becoming the norm? From the 2007 financial crisis to Brexit, the handling of the corona pandemic, the war in Ukraine and inaction on climate change, the last couple of decades have been marked by startling acts of national and societal self-harm. The previous century started in a similar vein, and see what that got us.

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3 June 2022Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2022 18:51
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2022 18:51
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/13284

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