"Because GDP is not a proper metric for economic health when running a nation. It's the same situation there as it is here. The bankers are getting rich while middle class jobs are off shored, and what isn't offshored is being soaked up by…"
"A few years ago The Economist did an article comparing the number of new business start ups and growth in the USA vs the EU countries and it was not good for Europe. It showed most new innovative companies (Apple, Google, Facebook, Tesla, etc) were…"
"I'll list a few arguments, without commenting on how they match up to counterarguments.
Nick's point: EU's not doing well.
UK will now be free to drop trade barriers with nations outside the EU.
EU will hurt itself by putting up…"