Europe: In or Out. But Is it really that simple?

Europe: In or Out. But Is it really that simple?

On the surface, it is simple, in or out, stay or go question. Yet, this choice involves complex issues that go to the heart of how to run a sovereign state in a globalised world.

Here at I+O, we see it that this referendum exposes many tensions, primarily the dilemma of the nation state seeking to retain national autonomy, set against transnational agreements.