Brexit: The 21st Century Peasants’ (really middle class) Revolt
Brexit and other developments around the world represent an empowered middle class asserting itself. This of course concerns the self anointed (and typically crony) “aristocracy.”
As this charade plays out on the nightly news, we shall find out what the state of the UK will be when the dust settles. However, we should take this time to recognize that Brexit was a twenty-first century form of the Peasants’ Revolt – a time when the population had the government running scared but made the mistake of accepting the continued leadership of those who created the problem in the first place.