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Britain and Europe Audio Analysis: The Stress of Brexit

Britain and Europe Audio Analysis: The Stress of Brexit
June 08
11:08 2016

PHOTO: Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson, one of the leaders of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union


With two weeks to go beyond the United Kingdom’s referendum on European Union membership, the polls are a virtual dead heat between Remain and Leave.

Yet, for all the chatter about Brexit, there is concern that the key issues — foremost among them, the effect on the British economy but also those like security, science and technology, education, the environment, and political co-operation — are not receiving proper attention with people getting access to vital information.

Speaking with BBC Radio 5 Live, Tereza Capelos of the University of Birmingham explains how part of the problem is the stress caused by the campaign.

Listen to interview

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Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas is Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. He is a specialist in US and British foreign policy and international relations, especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for The New Statesman before he founded EA WorldView in November 2008.

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