Hans-Ludwig Buchholz, a research student here at Aberdeen University, poses this question in an article in The Conversation intriguingly titled “How theatre can help us understand Donald Trump and Brexit” It’s available to read here.
The results of the 2016 Parlemeter poll have recently been published. The Parlemeter surveys focus on how the European Parliament is viewed by Europeans, knowledge of the institution, EU membership, citizenship and political values.
This year’s results show that 53% of those interviewed believe being in the EU is good for their country. However 54% felt that “things are going in the wrong direction” (p.8 of the analytical overview).