On June 23rd, 51.9% of voters in the UK voted to leave the EU. In Scotland, 62% voted to remain. The result has sparked political, economic, social and constitutional turmoil in the UK. In Scotland, there has been a strong political and public reaction both against the result and the tone of the campaign. And now, the question of Scottish independence has again been raised.
A fieldnote from Japanese universities (Tokyo, Nagoya, Ibaraki, Fukushima)
Political theorist Chantal Mouffe about the power of nationalist passion and the need for left-wing populism