Mon, 1 February 2021
The United Kingdom has officially left the European Union, but Brexit is far from resolved. Both Scotland and Northern Ireland voted against leaving the EU in 2016, but they were powerless to stop it. Now, Scotland is talking about independence again and tensions are on the rise in Northern Ireland. With the Republic of Ireland still a member of the EU and Northern Ireland in the UK, how will Northern Irish people and commerce move freely between the two countries? Will Brexit divide or unite Ireland? Fintan O’Toole, a columnist for The Irish Times and author of Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain breaks it down with co-host Ray Suarez.
Fintan O’Toole, Irish Times columnist and author of Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain