Beyond the stunning act that has become Britain’s vote to leave the European Union lies a deeper message: Democracy is not destiny, but devolution. Ceaseless entropy — the second law of thermodynamics — applies to politics as well. The more countries democratize, the more local populations seek greater self-rule.
In his book Connectography by Parag Khanna, he argues that connectivity and networks are more important today. Using those ideas, Khanna discusses London’s options after the recent Brexit vote in this op-ed.