Brexit and Illiberal Europe
A weekly reflection on a topical issue. John Gray argues that few remainers in the Brexit debate have noticed the illiberal and fragmented Europe that has recently come into being.
John Gray argues that in the Brexit debate, few Remainers seem to have noticed the illiberal and fragmented Europe that has recently come into being.
"Illiberal forces are advancing across the European continent", he writes, with hard right politics strengthening their hold in many countries.
He says the idea that staying in the European Union is a way of protecting liberal values is simply an "illusion".
Producer: Adele Armstrong.