World financial markets are still coming to grips with the United Kingdom’s vote last week to leave the European Union.
As recent as two weeks ago the odds, as set by gambling shops, were as high as 80 percent that the U.K. would vote Remain rather than Leave.
Despite dire warnings of financial ruin, the U.K. voted Leave 51.9 percent to 48.1 percent.
The shocking result and repudiation of political and financial elites begs not only the question, “How did Remain lose?” but also, “What were the forces at work and could those same forces be at work here?”
So we looked.
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