How Brexit could actually make the EU stronger

  • Ajoutée 1 juil. 2016
  • Everyone is freaking out about Britain leaving the EU. But what if it helps the remaining countries get more done?
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Commentaires • 6 632

  • Ben Singleton
    Ben Singleton Il y a 7 jours

    Haha yeah they'll do great! Specially without the 52 billion

  • Mason McIntyre
    Mason McIntyre Il y a 8 jours +1


    • Taint ABird
      Taint ABird Il y a 15 heures

      UK will check out, but it will never leave.

  • n saveski
    n saveski Il y a 10 jours

    In 10 years europe will be far right

  • nocosa
    nocosa Il y a 13 jours

    What if in 10 or 15 years UK votes a new referendum to enter on EU? like a´s that possible? if not how can they say to people they had the right to vote on the past but not in the present?
    It would be funny to see the UK trying to enter again...

  • Rafat Shareef
    Rafat Shareef Il y a 15 jours +1

    England won't win from this, EU will probably go on with their lives though

  • terry phidaheights
    terry phidaheights Il y a 15 jours


  • 9131HF KDVNQ0
    9131HF KDVNQ0 Il y a 24 jours

    We don’t want a strong EU, The deepest part of Brexit is about initiating the disinteration of the EU.

  • Holokom
    Holokom Il y a 27 jours

    If the Eu would make together a soccer team they would win the worldcup everytime.....ahhh so to keep it interesting we shoudnt do that than right ? :D i get it. :D

  • Andrey Martins Kilkamp
    Andrey Martins Kilkamp Il y a 28 jours

    why is nationalism always so important to americans? you used it as a negative point that they dont have this nationalism but i dont see that way, actually even you said in the very beggining of this video that they create EU to avoid wars, wars caused by........... nationalism

  • Alex Heidel
    Alex Heidel Il y a 28 jours

    Dear EU
    It's seems like its been forever that you did something good.
    I remember how proud my father was( he had served in ww2 ) when need of this alliance broke
    Please Eu get back to that
    We have other problems than triyong to stay out of internet and all.

  • Trashy Person
    Trashy Person Il y a mois +1

    0:53 u mean British? .-.

  • Sarath Yelisetty
    Sarath Yelisetty Il y a mois

    There's something wrong here. Britain never joined reluctantly. Britain always wanted in but was blocked out by Charles De Gaulle, the then French President as he was vary of the UK's relationship with the US.

  • Billy Sorcerer
    Billy Sorcerer Il y a mois

    But, Ode to Joy does have lyrics...

  • The Jaw Breaker
    The Jaw Breaker Il y a mois


  • NapoleonHD
    NapoleonHD Il y a 2 mois

    This video is so outdated now. To be far its Vox, it wasn't in date when they made it.

  • G R
    G R Il y a 2 mois

    Ps. We should close our borders to you too, so no more Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece etc for your warm summer holidays. Bugger off to Africa or to your beloved America.

    • Hildegard Rothschild
      Hildegard Rothschild Il y a mois

      G R that wont help at All. Since brexit even germany has higher visiting Rates than GB. You get it, no one likes you anymore.

  • Elmo the rapist 2.0
    Elmo the rapist 2.0 Il y a 2 mois

    The thing is if we leave, the United Kingdom ends because Scotland clearly said is England leaves Scotland will stay with the EU, and if Scotland leashes that means island might be next

    • M8TY
      M8TY Il y a 2 mois

      Elmo the rapist 2.0 They voted to remain part of the uk. Brexit was voted on as a nation, not individuals. Scotland doesn’t even fit the Eu requirements. Scotland does more UK trade than Eu trade. The SNP don’t really care about Scottish independence, they just want the title of getting Scotland out of the uk, even though we have achieved amazing things together, and had each other’s backs for years.

  • Vitor Hugo Palma Rosa
    Vitor Hugo Palma Rosa Il y a 2 mois

    Sorry, but I don’t agree with you. Because the youngest generation of European people feel connected with the idea of European state. You see this when you look to the pools of the Brexit and see that the majority that vote to stay in Europe are the youngest Britain’s. This shoot fire in one question: Should the older (majority of people that vote to get out EU) decide the future of the country. It’s a polemic question, but this was the big question about brexit.

    • M8TY
      M8TY Il y a 2 mois

      Vitor Hugo Palma Rosa does that also mean that when your old and haters a vote, you won’t have your democratic RIGHT to take part.

    • M8TY
      M8TY Il y a 2 mois

      Vitor Hugo Palma Rosa Yes, I’m a young person not able to vote yet and I thank them

  • Ciaran McCormack
    Ciaran McCormack Il y a 2 mois

    Since when is the Ivory Coast in the EU 🇨🇮

  • Ivan Ivanovski
    Ivan Ivanovski Il y a 2 mois

    Please don't call it European project. North American Project.

  • Canadian _Oreo4
    Canadian _Oreo4 Il y a 2 mois

    Depends how you put it

  • nottmfunguy
    nottmfunguy Il y a 2 mois

    Do you think in 10 years the EU will be a happy smiley place, I doubt it. It wasn't 10 years ago or 20 years ago. So why people think it is now is beyond understanding (deluded). So lets see all those happy EU people in 10 years time, under one rule. Next thing the EU will declare that German will be the EU spoken language, fancy that. Thank god I live in the UK.

  • Andrew Thomas
    Andrew Thomas Il y a 2 mois

    The EU is a dictatorship..Europe only 70 years ago was fighting tyranny and the dictators are unelected unaccountable bureaucrats, unelected unsackable commissioners.....the democracy lies in the sham of elected euro MPs ..but they have no clout ....why would you throw away the democracy that took hundreds of years to achieve by our for fathers ...give it away to an entity you have no wayof changing or laws you cannot change .PLEASE WAKE UP

  • Jonathan Hoffman
    Jonathan Hoffman Il y a 2 mois

    Coming from a European the eu is falling apart

  • wolfie smith
    wolfie smith Il y a 2 mois


  • wolfie smith
    wolfie smith Il y a 2 mois


  • wolfie smith
    wolfie smith Il y a 2 mois


  • Greg Price
    Greg Price Il y a 2 mois

    How can the left or anyone like the EU when they've just passed article 13. Just makes my point more valid. The left can't meme!

  • avinfor
    avinfor Il y a 2 mois

    I am optimistic. Which surprises me, but yes I am. They are doing the EU a favor. Good riddance.

  • Enderwiggan1
    Enderwiggan1 Il y a 2 mois +1

    I'm Irish and it's greatly important to me to be able to travel, trade and work around Europe without constantly needing visas and permits.
    I feel great camaraderie with my German, French, Spanish etc... neighbours, I nearly always get a warm reception when I visit fellow EU countries. This is an unspoken benifit of membership.
    These factors along with the mitigation of conflict among members make the EU a good thing and I am grateful for it.

    • Enderwiggan1
      Enderwiggan1 Il y a 2 mois

      Thats the point M8TY. I could be wrong in interpreting your comment as racist but the damage is done now.

    • M8TY
      M8TY Il y a 2 mois

      Enderwiggan1 ohh so if I interpret you as a racist or something does that mean I’m right

    • Enderwiggan1
      Enderwiggan1 Il y a 2 mois

      Nothing says we can still be friends like: "I want out of your club and I dont want you entering my counrty anymore"
      Whether or not that was the intended sentiment of Brexit, that is how it has been interpreted

    • M8TY
      M8TY Il y a 2 mois

      Enderwiggan1 We can still enter Europe, it’ll will just take a few more processes. Your greeted with warm welcome and that bcuz Europeans are all linked by our history, our shared culture and values. But we can be independent and still be friends

  • paulesp06
    paulesp06 Il y a 2 mois

    This is propaganda

  • Abdisamad Suleiman
    Abdisamad Suleiman Il y a 3 mois

    Excep turkey to join european union. EU will be very strong. Forget stupid self centred brits.

    • M8TY
      M8TY Il y a 2 mois

      Abdisamad Suleiman you really want them?

  • PKM101
    PKM101 Il y a 3 mois

    Ode to Joy has words, in every single EU language.

  • MHL83
    MHL83 Il y a 3 mois

    Good luck to them

  • SuperKami
    SuperKami Il y a 3 mois

    Britain should never have joined the EU in the first place while yes it might be economically advantageous, it is strategically & historically negligent. we've never been part of the continentals. and 90% of the time we're the 3rd party interloper in European wars. basically... the UK should be the referee, while the continentals can be the players on the pitch. we'll just look on and make sure everyone is behaving themselves as the neutral party while doing our own things for ourselves.
    if the EU wants to work with us? fine that's great, but it's on our doorstep, not theirs. otherwise we'll be fine managing on our own.

  • Jens J
    Jens J Il y a 3 mois

    No Soft-Brexit, please.

  • peter
    peter Il y a 3 mois

    I disagree that punishing the UK would make it less likely for other countries to leave. Very VERY bad idea. I think most EU citizens would see that as elites inflicting harm on every day people to maintain control. Most people are every day people, so in a healthy democracy, most people would be horrified.
    It is bad enough when sanctions are used to attack countries whose leaders are genuinely evil. Now you are part of an EU who is punishing the working and middle class of the UK, when almost half of them didn't even vote to leave, and probably very very few of them were voting specifically to harm citizens of the EU.

  • Andrew Thomas
    Andrew Thomas Il y a 3 mois

    When you say the Eu stronger you mean the subjugation and control of its member sovereign countries ..Brussels wants utter and complete control overriding democracy in the member countries in fact it doesn’t want countries IS. In effect a dictatorship ..we have been here before and we fought against it. This is just going about it in a different way. Brussels should never ever have control of the member countries armies it’s to dangerous letting unelected unaccountable bureaucrats have that control

  • wolfie smith
    wolfie smith Il y a 3 mois

    my tip UK 1st, then Italy and then Poland to become their OWN Sovereign countries again!!!!!

  • DeuxExMachina
    DeuxExMachina Il y a 3 mois

    NO remains, BREXIT becomes DEAL

  • Pieter Beukman
    Pieter Beukman Il y a 3 mois

    Was he tickled at 2:17 ?

  • Vaping Eagle
    Vaping Eagle Il y a 3 mois


  • fanagot
    fanagot Il y a 3 mois

    brexit is all about racism and xenophobia everything else is just smoke and mirrors to save face

  • Jacob White
    Jacob White Il y a 3 mois +1

    This is false information. The EU is not out to create damage to the UK. That’s utter nonsense and a dangerous statement that just re-enforces extremists. The EU is only applying international law. They cannot offer anything in between Norway or Canada. Norway is an in-between position already. So this idea that the EU is out there to punish Britain is dangerous simplified nonsense.
    Fact is Britain dropping out of the EU means that Britain itself is putting up trade barriers to the EU and that all treaties that currently apply to Britain today (via the EU) will cease to exist. The UK has to take the necessary steps to be able to live on its own. It has nothing to do how the EU treats Brotain. The EU has offered a Norway or Canada model both of which the UK doesn’t want (not least due to the issue of Northern Ireland). It has nothing to do with the EU and everything to do with internal British politics. VOX should stop spreading false information...

  • Antitane
    Antitane Il y a 3 mois

    I am French and I say you are fleeing Europe today, BRRD directive, bail-in, negative rate. inquire ...
    do not be fooled ...
    in France a lot of French people admire the choice that anglettere made with brexit.

  • A L
    A L Il y a 3 mois

    There is a fundamental problem in countries with different economic levels sharing the same currency. It means the poor countries cannot lower the value of currency to boost export. In other words, the EU should not have included the weak countries in the first place.

  • catchfish205
    catchfish205 Il y a 3 mois

    English still think world loves them... they dont have an Empire any more.. but havent realised it. They are going to trade with rest of the world.. What trade ? What the f**k do Britian make ? NOTHING. They only buy. Mrs Thatcher .. the dead witch.. in the '80 destroyed the manufacturing.. and went in to Banking. After 2008 Banking is Bust.. and Next time it crashes... it will be the dead nail into UK. So how will UK work after Brexit ? by reducing Taxes on companies...EU knows that... and thats why Britian will not get a deal and it will crash out.
    Just look at what £ is worth today. Prices are rising.. and the ruling class are brain washing the uneducated MORONs it will be great. The unwashed Morons will find out soon.. what Brexit is and they will blame the Muslims... Blacks... Asians... Piegons and Seagulls. But wont blame themselves for being Racists Morons who are lazy to work.. which is why all the people came to UK in the first place.

  • Lenny Robinson
    Lenny Robinson Il y a 3 mois

    Can I say the EU is nothing with out the backing of the UK And it will break up once we leave because the UK still has a lot of sway in the WORLD AND IS RESPECTED MORE THAN THE EU simple

  • Luyang Han
    Luyang Han Il y a 3 mois

    Hey the Stonehenge is in UK, not history of EU

  • John Smith
    John Smith Il y a 3 mois +1

    The EU is a shithole. They can keep their migrants.

  • DSRReacts
    DSRReacts Il y a 3 mois

    The point of the EU was to inflict sanctions upon those countries that are misbehaving but without the UK sanctions wont be that bad so no it does not help the EU one bit that the Big Kid is leaving.

  • R0nwil
    R0nwil Il y a 4 mois +1

    As a greek i like the eu and i know most of europe hate us cause of the debt crisis but we suffer from it the most so ...yeah i dont know xD

    • R0nwil
      R0nwil Il y a 3 mois

      where are you from ?

    • Shade Blitz
      Shade Blitz Il y a 3 mois +1

      R0nwil my boy, research what is happening in Sweden and Germany. Staying in the EU would mean that you'd have to follow the immigration rules. I wonder if you'd like your country to be in the same situation as those two.

  • AU
    AU Il y a 4 mois

    Does that mean we can claw back unpaid council tax.

  • Kyle Thomsen
    Kyle Thomsen Il y a 4 mois

    if the UK comes out of Brexit strong and the economy does well the EU will crumble because others will leave

  • Rob Voncken
    Rob Voncken Il y a 4 mois

    Totally agree the Uk never was part of the EU so glad to see them leave. It also serves as a catalyst to have a hard look at what is going wrong and what needs to change

  • M. A.
    M. A. Il y a 4 mois

    An anthem with out words is better than an anthem which is so complicated to sing that even professional singers struggle with it's difference in note height (aka the anthem of the U. S.).

  • MaihoSalat
    MaihoSalat Il y a 4 mois +1

    A lot of these anti Eu thoughts are based on emotions. Most of the Eu members profit of of the Eu (especially we germans and bad economic countries).

  • Nurul Ansari
    Nurul Ansari Il y a 4 mois

    EU should impose high tariff on British goods and services.

  • Stu Wilkes
    Stu Wilkes Il y a 4 mois

    If by getting more done you mean plummeting further and further from the original greatness of the continent by filling it with the population of another continent, then the EU will be getting more done.

  • M DR
    M DR Il y a 4 mois

    0:18 the narration is disconcerting.

  • sirpeter himself
    sirpeter himself Il y a 4 mois

    I love the way you guys created the video graphics , keeps on making another!!

  • Patrick Mckeon
    Patrick Mckeon Il y a 4 mois

    You have to be from Europe to realise that the eu will never be able to to agree on immigrations polices or grow a stronger currency and when uk leaves it’s just going to decline over the years

  • Bogomil Gospodinov
    Bogomil Gospodinov Il y a 4 mois

    Not true. Britain wanted to join the EU and was rejected initially by de Gaulle. They were extremely keen on joining. They were also the main force behind the creation of the single market in the post-Thatcher years.

  • Zeno Karlsbach
    Zeno Karlsbach Il y a 4 mois

    getting eyeglasses from this. And hearing aid as wel . hahaha

  • pitioti
    pitioti Il y a 4 mois

    So you prefer to threat people than change what is wrong in EU and make people wanted to leave the EU? ...

  • Jeff21killer Sep
    Jeff21killer Sep Il y a 4 mois

    EU is not going to be any better ever since brexit actually won other countries want to leave too

    • Henrik Larsen
      Henrik Larsen Il y a 4 mois

      Really,please tell me who they are???

  • Christos Theocharides
    Christos Theocharides Il y a 4 mois

    Dirty minds show your selfes 0:12

  • Oops tea was spilt
    Oops tea was spilt Il y a 4 mois

    Ughhhhhhh I’m cringing
    IRELAND:Green | White | Orange
    IVORY COAST: Orange | White | Green
    HoW hARd iS It tO gET uS riGhT

  • Anton Talbot
    Anton Talbot Il y a 4 mois

    Wrong. The UK was begging to join for years, we applied 3 times as we were rejected twice

  • 47
    47 Il y a 4 mois

    It will be interesting to see what happens with Britain

  • Larrlonn
    Larrlonn Il y a 4 mois

    Nite Austria

    • Larrlonn
      Larrlonn Il y a 4 mois

      Never does Austria

  • Larrlonn
    Larrlonn Il y a 4 mois

    Are you sure Italy doesn’t like immigration

  • Cameron Vaské
    Cameron Vaské Il y a 4 mois

    European Affairs wonk nitpicking here: The EU DOES have a Common Foreign Policy. They have the CFSP (Common Foreign and Security Policy), the CSDP (Common Security and Defense Policy), and (to a degree), a common migration policy in the form of the Dublin Regulation (or for internal borders, the Schengen Agreement). While all of these could be MORE common -- more unified -- they are not absent, either.
    The UK's departure from the European Union makes this more possible, as the UK has often taken a contrarian view to more integration of these policies, preferring to expand the Union farther (notably pushing for the accession of the most recent 15 member states, and Turkey, a candidate state) rather than to integrate deeper.
    The only reason I'm nitpicking here is that, for a large body of Americans, and even for some Europeans, this is not common knowledge. Getting the facts as accurate (and nuanced) as possible is necessary and prudent when engaging in topics as important and political as the future of the European Union.
    All that being said, good video, good topic. Keep it coming!

  • BeepBop Boop
    BeepBop Boop Il y a 4 mois

    Hello to hard Brexit.

    MELT UP Il y a 4 mois

    Can't Europe just adopt a common language like Esperanto?
    It's not like European languages will go extinct if Esperanto becomes the official EU language

    • viktor1496
      viktor1496 Il y a 4 mois +1

      Yeah but nobody speaks Esperanto, and how would you even convince all clerks, politicians...etc to learn it?
      It's annoying but assigning an official language will always rustle somebody's feathers.

    PANDA GOD Il y a 4 mois

    U mean it makes u.k stronger... Long term

  • R U
    R U Il y a 4 mois

    EU=beurocracy EU is failing because it's barely able to compete in the real world.

  • paul the deceiver
    paul the deceiver Il y a 4 mois

    stop brexit..satan wants to divide and rule

  • Darkhorsearmor
    Darkhorsearmor Il y a 4 mois

    The reason that the EU is falling is because it is trying to bring together several nations in with no care of cultural or economic differences, created a currency that only makes economies worse, and has let in more immigrants then it can handle. Not to mention because of France every four weeks they have to pack everything up and move to so place in France.

  • David Lloyd
    David Lloyd Il y a 4 mois

    The EU is going to be stronger with more immigration? Italy, France, Netherlands, Greece,
    Unravelling seems to more in tune

  • pizzarollas
    pizzarollas Il y a 4 mois +1

    He talks about England lol... that's just 1 country who make up the United Kingdom. The other 3 are Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Typical American idiot

  • whatwhat3432523
    whatwhat3432523 Il y a 4 mois

    After seeing whats going on in the United States, i think Europe needs to unite so there is a big democratic power in the world with good ethical and moral standards.

  • Meat Machine
    Meat Machine Il y a 5 mois

    Looking back on this video 2 years after it was originally published.
    You knobs were so wrong, and I'm going to enjoy watching your superstate burn.

  • Heil Pepe
    Heil Pepe Il y a 5 mois

    1:08 there is already one.

  • AKzebraMiner
    AKzebraMiner Il y a 5 mois


  • I’m crying in a corner While i count my money

    Look at all these butt hurt British people
    Your GDP rate could barely save it self
    Weaklings wannabe Americans

  • 1996connor
    1996connor Il y a 5 mois

    Funny coming back to this video seeing how wrong it is. Even though we haven’t left yet there’s more problems than ever that’s not even our fault like the immigration situation.

  • wythos
    wythos Il y a 5 mois

    Wow. And I thought that vox was leftist.

  • Dodge Chance
    Dodge Chance Il y a 5 mois

    Doesn't that end part seem more like blackmail

  • Haoxu Wang
    Haoxu Wang Il y a 5 mois

    What a stupid channel. Vox used to be good, now a lefty shouting machine.

  • Felix Nathan
    Felix Nathan Il y a 5 mois

    It may be become stronger if it doesn't collapse first, just sayin

  • Britannic hayyomatt
    Britannic hayyomatt Il y a 5 mois +1

    I doubt it would be stronger. The EU benefits nobody apart from Belgium, Germany and France. Everyone else has no reason to be a part of it, all policies benefit nobody else. The UK has to pay millions to be in the EU and gets nothing out of it apart from a bit of trade. And when the UK wants to leave, they change the constitution so the UK can't leave? That's a clear indication that they need the UK. Like, in Greece and a few other places like Italy or Spain, the Euro has done nothing apart from make them poor, and make Germany, France and Belgium rich. The same what is heppening to the UK is happening to Denmark, Greece and Poland. They are not allowed to leave, as they are put into debt otherwise... Debt caused by Belgium demanding all their money.
    Also, the bit about the warfare and struggle in Europe doesn't affect the UK. The UK has never capitulated or suffered a revolution, it's one of the most stable countries in the world in that regard. Therefore another reason why the UK has no place in the EU.

  • jhon doe
    jhon doe Il y a 5 mois +1

    Vox is just a channel of endless propaganda, kind of like watching TV and thats why i stopped watching TV

  • Gabriel Gabriel
    Gabriel Gabriel Il y a 5 mois

    Long live the Eu!

  • Bhum Brahmavira
    Bhum Brahmavira Il y a 5 mois

    If the EU keeps nosing into people's business that don't affect the economy, like Polish and Czechia gun politics, for example, then the EU won't last. They're pissing too many states at the moment, and it's just a matter of time, unless something changes significantly, e.g bureaucratic reform (like, not moving the HQ to France and back to Belgium every single year to waste money) or starting to respect cultural differences in countries' legal framework.

  • Stouffer
    Stouffer Il y a 5 mois

    "Get on with crafting a common immigration policy"???
    Yeah - it's call open borders - no control at all and mass islamic immigration.
    That's why Britain left. The EU is insane, anti-democratic, and Britain has zero influence on it, but is a net contributor.

  • Simon Green
    Simon Green Il y a 5 mois

    As soon as you said "English people" you lost all credibility in my eyes I'm afraid. I was born, grew up and still live in the UK, but I'm not English.

  • Erwin Rommel
    Erwin Rommel Il y a 5 mois

    OmG uR chaRActers are whit U RaCist piGs REEEEEEEEEEEE

  • Conner Toennis
    Conner Toennis Il y a 5 mois

    The eu sucks and it's evil

  • Bunnies&Kookies
    Bunnies&Kookies Il y a 5 mois

    after watching several videos from this channel, i can't but think: does this channel want other countries be like America? Whatever we do, this channel keeps coming up and compare America with other countries. It makes sense, since this is an American channel, but it gives me the idea that you can't accept that there are different kind of countries with different situations.