|Author (Person)||Hughes, Kirsty|
|Series Title||Can Europe Make It?|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
What is this crazy 'cut-off-your-nose to spite your face' strategy? How can we defend let alone improve EU workers’ rights by leaving the EU?
It is certainly a tough time to argue a positive case for the EU – from the continuing failure to tackle the refugee crisis to the tough and damaging measures imposed on Greece. But splendid isolation is not a good alternative. Cameron chose a referendum to deal with Tory divisions on Europe; for the unions to align themselves with Tory eurosceptics arguing for 'Brexit' is a sad day for the UK, the EU and the labour movement.
[Nevertheless, it is also worth reading the new Labour Party leaders' article published in the Financial Times on the 17 September 2015. (see related url hyperlinks)].
|Countries / Regions||United Kingdom|