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"The UK will slide into a slow decline - very much reminiscent of the post imperial decline after WWII..."

More likely it will be a steep collapse. Nissan is in the process of collapsing on its own even without Brexit pressure. American chlorine chicken and GM corn is on the way, regardless of what the British consumers want. London financial houses will bail out when the EU notices the incongruity of offshore banking. The fishermen are going to be very unhappy. China is going to try to move in, example: Huawei.

Question is whether the collapse will be within the 11 month negotiating window. If in August the economy is in the dumpster, BoJo will have no negotiating leverage with the EU, the US, or China.

by asdf on Sat Feb 1st, 2020 at 01:08:17 AM EST

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