On Jun. 23, 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom had a chance to cast judgement on the island country’s place in the European region. The results sent shock waves around the globe.
England and Wales voted in favour of leaving the European Union, while Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to stay.
Overall, Leave won over Remain by a vote of 52% to 48%.
Why did UK citizens choose this course and what will ‘Brexit’ mean for the future of Great Britain, the EU and international politics generally?
In an interview which ran on CKUW 95.9 FM‘s People of Interest on Jun. 28, contributor and host Allyn Lyons, interviewed Professor Allen Mills.
Mills is a University of Winnipeg politics professor and an expatriate of the UK. In this exclusive interview, Professor Mills breaks down both an academic and personal assessment of the Brexit fall-out: