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What social, political, economic, and cultural implications are behind the United Kingdom's unprecedented move to leave the EU?

On June 23, 2016, The UK voted to leave the European Union, casting the future of the EU into turmoil and creating an uproar among EU and British elites. As negotiations continue, how will Brexit play out for all parties?

Brexit: FLOW

Publications Religion & Liberty Transatlantic

Although it is often portrayed as the bitter backlash of racist voters, Brexit will allow the UK to shake loose EU regulations and pursue free trade policies that assure the further development, prosperity, and flourishing of the world’s poorest people.

Brexit Aftermath Huizinga

Audio Radio Free Acton

Former U.S. Diplomat Todd Huizinga reviews the stunning results of the Brexit referendum, the reactions to it in both the UK and the EU, and the prospects for EU reform and British prosperity in the future. (Image credit: Ms Jane Campbell /

Morality of Brexit

Publications Religion & Liberty Transatlantic

As a setback in the House of Lords leaves the UK debating how best to accomplish its departure from the European Union, perhaps the most neglected question is the moral one. It is imperative that leaders focus upon Brexit’s deeper impact upon individual persons.

Gregg on Brexit

Audio Interview

Acton Institute Director of Research Samuel Gregg joins host Al Kresta on Ave Maria Radio's "Kresta in the Afternoon" to discuss the economic and political consequences of Great Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union.