Now that the UK is negotiating its divorce with the EU, Britons are undergoing an examination of conscience. The society is still divided about the issue, but if nothing else, there seems to be a clearer understanding of who stands where.
The UK is adrift and Theresa May is now isolated. She wanted a mandate for a hard Brexit and now she’ll have trouble maintaining support. If she survives, any deal with the EU will require taking a softer route.
In the wake of Brexit, with the rise of protectionist and anti-establishment sentiment, the UK’s Conservative government is attempting to recalibrate the uneven effects of globalization and address the disenchanted classes.