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Ben Jones: Brexit: A Positive Vision

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The speaker discusses voting for Brexit to create a more open and global Britain, comparing the EU to a potential Americas union. They highlight freedom of trade and movement but acknowledge potential loss of sovereignty. Emphasizing the distinction between political and economic union, they believe leaving the EU could lead to expanded global trade opportunities. Addressing misconceptions about Brexit voters, they advocate for a positive post-Brexit Britain as a hub of globalization.

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Speaker shares negative encounter supporting Brexit in the US.
00:59
Reasoning for Brexit vote: desire for more open and global Britain.
European Union compared to potential Americas union in terms of trade and movement.
Emphasis on potential loss of national sovereignty in Americas union.
Audience reluctance to support similar system in the Americas.
Impact of Britain leaving the EU on global trade opportunities.
04:15
Leaving the political union could lead to expanded global trade opportunities beyond Europe.
Historical trading networks can be re-established by embracing the world and its people.
Challenges faced by bright, ambitious individuals due to restrictions on movement between the UK and US.
Emphasizing the need to break down barriers for global talent exchange.
Embracing globalization post-Brexit.
08:55
Addressing misconceptions and stereotypes about Brexit voters.
Encouraging Brexit voters to present a positive image for Britain.
Optimism about Britain becoming a hub of globalization post-Brexit.