Brexit

More than 200 attendees filled the seats at the Ulmer Planetarium at Lock Haven University Friday night to hear Nigel Farage, member of the European Parliament and leader of the Brexit Party, give a speech on the rise of populism.
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More than 200 attendees filled the seats at the Ulmer Planetarium at Lock Haven University Friday night to hear Nigel Farage, a member of the European Parliament and leader of the Brexit Party, give a speech on the rise of populism.

We're just a few weeks away from the deadline for the UK to reach an agreement on its plan to leave the European Union. Nearly three years after the infamous Brexit vote, things appear to be as murky as ever.

Rather than trying to predict the future, we invited Penn State's Sons Golder to join us for a conversation about how Brexit originated, and the pros and cons of putting the decision directly in the people's hands. Sona is a comparative politics scholar and co-editor of the British Journal on Political Science.