Brexit, a sign of anti-elite revolt: analysts

It was Britain’s poorer and less-educated citizens — angry at not having shared in the economic benefits of a new world order — who pushed it out of the European Union, in a vote that threatens elites, analysts say. “I see the same pattern everywhere I look,” said William Galston, a senior fellow at the US-based Brookings Institution. Galston said this was the same demographic backing controversial Republican candidate Trump in the US, as well as eurosceptic and far-right parties enjoying a rise in support across Europe.

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