Will Brexit ruin London? | The Tylt

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A New York Times piece titled "Will London Fall?" riled up Londoners, who see it as another baseless attack on their city. London is an ancient city and it has been through a lot; citizens see no reason why Brexit will be any worse than say, the London Blitz. Others think London's prosperity comes from its status as an international city. Brexit will shut that down and force London to rethink its identity—possibly for the worst. What do you think? 🇬🇧

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Some pundits think London might not survive Brexit because of its global status. Its prosperity draws on the power of international banks, investors and migrants who find London an attractive for its place in the global economy. The heights London has reached is directly thanks to globalization, which is precisely what was rejected by the Brexit vote. Critics worry Brexit is a fork in the road which leads to a bleaker and closed future.

“Even for those that haven’t talked about leaving, there’s something fundamentally ruptured in their relationship with the country,” said Ian Dunt, editor of the website Politics.co.uk. “When people say they’re very anti-immigration, no one thinks that’s directed at German architects or French lawyers. But even those people are beginning to feel that the country is becoming cold and meanspirited and indifferent to their presence, if not openly hostile toward them.”

The article's critics say London has been a city for longer than some nations have existed. The reaction to Brexit precisely shows the disconnect between London and the rest of the U.K. Instead of fearing what Brexit will do to London, many people—like Katie Hopkins—believe Brexit is about reclaiming Britain for the British. She's happy to see the banks and international community leave.

As it was before, it is now. London is a city of ghettos behind a thin veneer of civility kept polished by a Muslim mayor whose greatest validation is his father's old job.
When we decided the sovereignty, democracy and security of our country mattered more. When we took back control of our borders, resisted the dictatorship of the EU and fought back against laws not of our own making.
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Will Brexit ruin London?
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