- Yascha Mounk: Britain and EU can mutually benefit each other more because of differences
- Upcoming vote is more than a political abstraction; it will have a personal impact, he says
Yascha Mounk is a Lecturer at Harvard University and a Fellow at New America. He is the author of Stranger in My Own Country: A Jewish Family in Modern Germany and has written for CNN, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, and the Nation. The views expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The debate about Brexit has been dominated by abstract — and increasingly ugly — arguments. This has made it easy to forget that, for millions of people, the stakes are deeply personal. Though I no longer live in Britain, and have no imminent plans to return, I am one of them.