Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), makes a statement after Britain voted to leave the European Union in London (REUTERS/Toby Melville).

Opinion

In wake of 'Brexit,' addressing voter anger with more than lip service

June 24, 2016, David Wessel

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, David Wessel says the result of the UK referendum illustrates the political consequences of ignoring an angry public that has yet to see the benefits of globalization. Technological progress and global trade has left many people behind—and they vote.

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