The EU is a troubled organization (Paul Krugman spelled out why the other day) and yet its unifying capabilities have been a bulwark against a repeat of the disasters of World Wars I and II. People of the UK, did you bother to review that history before you voted, narrowly, to leave the EU? All you need to do is look around at the war memorials in every church and village in the land.
- Matthew Yglesias
- Charles Stross
- John Scalzi
- Jessica Duchen
- Libby Nelson with a long quotation from a young man's comment at FT