Larry Elliot: We’re back to the 1930s politics of anger and, yes, appeasement

“Brexit is not the most important issue facing the world; it is not even the most important issue facing Britain.”

“Katowice was the real Munich and the feeble UN accord the equivalent of the piece of paper Chamberlain brought back home with him from his meeting with Hitler. Appeasement doesn’t work and merely delays necessary policy action.”

While most progressive economists have lost the plot and have thrown academic stringency overboard in favour of London hysteria, Larry Elliot has managed to keep his eye on the facts.

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Illustration: Eva Bee.

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