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We still need to talk about Brexit

Political leaders risk exacerbating the consequences of this terrible biological crisis by inflicting a new geopolitical one

By Jonathan Lis  

Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/PA Images

As we lurch further into this unique crisis it is actually reassuring to remember when “self-isolation” simply referred to Britain’s new foreign policy. Our lives for the foreseeable future are transforming beyond measure, and the daily nightmare forces everything else into a grimly clear perspective. Coronavirus is infinitely more serious than Brexit. Setting aside even the stark human cost, it could prove incomparably more damaging to our society, culture and economy. But the response…

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