Jan Zielonka on the Brexit Counter-Revolution and the Future of Liberalism

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    Photo: Professor Jan Zielonka

Jan Zielonka tells Sky News that Brexit is a counter-revolution against the pillars of liberal order in Europe.

Speaking after the publication of his latest book, 'Counter-Revolution: Liberal Europe in Retreat', Professor Zielonka told Sky's Political Editor, Adam Boulton, that Brexit is part of the same phenomena which is evolving across the whole of Europe; a questioning of the central tenets of liberalism, from liberal democracy and free trade to human rights and multi-culturalism.  He warned that European leaders must question why they are losing one of the Union's most important members.  

Jan Zielonka was interviewed on Sky News' 'All Out Politics'.

Professor Jan Zielonka is Professor of European Politics and Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow, St Antony's College