How Brexit could actually make the EU stronger

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  • 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 • 6 741

  • Hahaharry24
    Hahaharry24 Il y a jour

    We left the EU to make ourself stronger not to make others stronger

  • Manuel Rodrigues
    Manuel Rodrigues Il y a 5 jours

    unvavorable !? you can't even text correctly and you want to have a voice in deciding the future of the european peoples !? what is this channel and how did it get so many lemmings to subscribe !?

  • Manuel Rodrigues
    Manuel Rodrigues Il y a 5 jours +1

    freaking out !? I'm Portuguese and would vote to leave if my government let me vote. I guess I have to stop calling it MY government....
    The EU is a racket and completely undemocratic.... as the whole debacle more clearly shows everyday.... now that it is indeed happening notice how the media wittingly adjust their own fear mongering narratives, i.e. the video above... The UK was never completely on board ?! how could you blame them. Forcing friendships isn't a bright idea VOX.

  • Taryn Wells
    Taryn Wells Il y a 7 jours

    Yeah good brexit

  • Dalton Jones
    Dalton Jones Il y a 8 jours

    Why I hate the EU
    A German shouldn't make Laws for French. Done

  • Dalton Jones
    Dalton Jones Il y a 8 jours

    EU= USSR 2.0

  • Hypnos 43
    Hypnos 43 Il y a 10 jours +1

    I might be a bad person when I say this but I hope the U.K will do down after leaving the EU showing that there can only be a together. But we will see

  • BPZ
    BPZ Il y a 10 jours

    Common immigration policy? XD hell nah man

  • Thomas Watson
    Thomas Watson Il y a 10 jours

    Love it when Americans try to explain European politics. Even using an African (Ivory Coast) flag

  • Logan Ewart
    Logan Ewart Il y a 10 jours

    Lol. The Nationalist are not making the EU better and the UK leaving isin't going to fix that.

  • Logan Ewart
    Logan Ewart Il y a 10 jours

    Lol. The Nationalist are not making the EU better and the UK leaving isin't going to fix that.

  • stephen isom
    stephen isom Il y a 11 jours

    ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,COULD,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,PINCH OF SALT EVERY ONE,,,,

  • Aiden Riley
    Aiden Riley Il y a 14 jours

    Greek, Polish and Romanian residents will not travel back to their home countries since we provide free education and healthcare. Look at the issues there are in other EU countries.

  • Sum Bloke
    Sum Bloke Il y a 15 jours

    * Laughs in smartass * you are wrong

  • Robert Montoya
    Robert Montoya Il y a 18 jours

    Lol.... no

  • xJosephMK
    xJosephMK Il y a 22 jours

    Nothing will make the Euro work. Greece joining the Euro was like a vegetarian going to a barbecue.

  • Jim H
    Jim H Il y a 27 jours

    Leave mean leave

  • Akalanka Edirisinghe
    Akalanka Edirisinghe Il y a 27 jours

    Please get someone else to voice the videos. Your voice is not clear!

  • Carly Wilson
    Carly Wilson Il y a 28 jours

    Hes right British people have never felt European maybe because we are an island nation we have been isolated for thousands of years and sick of invasions through history.

  • Tyree Cook
    Tyree Cook Il y a mois

    Europe: Cradle of Civilization??? Hahaha

  • we're all thinking it
    we're all thinking it Il y a mois

    Surprising from vox

  • Daniel Janák
    Daniel Janák Il y a mois

    You can leave the EU. There are processes for this. It's part of the EU's democracy. If EU decides to punish UK for this democratic and legal act, it would only make EU seem malicius and controlling and would drive people further away.

  • Kimberly Upton
    Kimberly Upton Il y a mois

    Generally speaking it's better to have government closer to the people. The EU is the opposite of that.

  • Nurul Ansari
    Nurul Ansari Il y a mois

    Stupid British.

    • R Y A N
      R Y A N Il y a 19 heures

      I can't imagine why you wouldn't like them..

  • jimmy john
    jimmy john Il y a mois

    Imo the best way to leave is to co ordinate with a few others at the same time and help each other until the initial damage is dealt with

  • Nikiwus
    Nikiwus Il y a mois

    If there was a European football team you would go deaf, everyone would support them stop lying. Spain Portugal France Germany Britain would be sick

  • Corbin Thomas
    Corbin Thomas Il y a mois +1

    I dont understand why so many ppl that dont live in Britain think that brexit is so horrible this coming from an American but let them decide for them selves

  • Jamie Hayward
    Jamie Hayward Il y a mois +1

    What utter nonsense.The E.U is an undemocratic organisation which makes countries vote again if the fascists don't like the outcome. There is huge unrest all across Europe as populations realise that the E.U represent the elite. It will collapse within a year of Britain leaving and Junker and Tusk who earn 392,000 Euros P.A will be out of a job and flipping burgers in Macdonalds where they belong!

  • TheEuropean
    TheEuropean Il y a mois +1

    I hope my country Turkey will join to the EU soon

    • Max Max
      Max Max Il y a 23 jours

      TheEuropean we are waiting you! from Italy/Europeanunion.

  • LamBoss
    LamBoss Il y a mois

    FAKE NEWS

  • Jason Adams
    Jason Adams Il y a mois +1

    And then I woke up and realised it was a silly left wing fantasy.

  • kaz kk
    kaz kk Il y a mois

    Either way the uk is more vulnerable without the EU. I still don't get why they are leaving

    • R Y A N
      R Y A N Il y a 19 heures

      Because you keep sending us undocumented immigrant criminals, that (best case scenario) will leech off our benefit system. Should we voice this view publicly? You call it "hate speech" and throw us in prison. You're disgusting fascists and we want you gone asap.

  • kaz kk
    kaz kk Il y a mois

    Never be optimistic about human future. Everything that can go wrong will go wrong .

  • Gareth Hornby
    Gareth Hornby Il y a mois

    The UK buys a lot more from the EU than they buy from the UK. German cars, French wine, Spainish fruit and vegetables…the list goes on. We can spend that money anywhere.

  • Kalydosos
    Kalydosos Il y a mois

    The other alternative is another war in Europe, better find out why so many Germans have Russian DNA, I can tell you that it wasn't inherited with consent from the woman. I went to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Berlin and Rotterdam allot of new buildings very few old ones over one hundred years old, that's what happens when you get industrial powers going a few rounds very ugly. Migrant crisis caused mostly by France with the help of the US and some nations who should know better looking the other way China, Russia and Iran at least China and Russia's reasons made sense Iran over Libya all about bloody God very stupid!

  • Jeff Jeffries
    Jeff Jeffries Il y a mois +1

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  • EE LL
    EE LL Il y a mois

    So you're basically saying that the EU should generate difficulties for Britain and harm its economy in order to scare other countries so they will not leave the EU? Isn't that a bullying?

  • Shadow Fan
    Shadow Fan Il y a mois

    there will be a massive defficit though, who will pay it?

  • TheNetatube
    TheNetatube Il y a 2 mois

    hymn to joy HAS words!

  • huecobros
    huecobros Il y a 2 mois

    Stubbornness, pride and nationalism are the traits of the UK, don't forget lots of inbreeding also.

  • Ben Singleton
    Ben Singleton Il y a 2 mois

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

  • Mason McIntyre
    Mason McIntyre Il y a 2 mois +1

    HHAAHAHHAHAAHAHAHHAAHHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHHA. NO. WHEN BREXIT FINALLY COMPLETE EXPECT TO SEE A FREXIT, QUITALY, OUTSTRIA, SLOVAKOUT, DEXIT, FREXIT, AND THE LIST GOES ON, THE EU WILL FALL TO ITS KNEES WITHOUT ITS MAIN DONORS, AND OH GOD I WILL ENJOY EVERY SECOND OF IT.

    • Taint ABird
      Taint ABird Il y a 2 mois

      UK will check out, but it will never leave.

  • n saveski
    n saveski Il y a 2 mois

    In 10 years europe will be far right

    • R Y A N
      R Y A N Il y a 19 heures

      Pendulum effect. It's currently swinging far left. We go through two extremes and then when things calm down we return (hopefully) to somewhere in the middle.

  • nocosa
    nocosa Il y a 2 mois

    What if in 10 or 15 years UK votes a new referendum to enter on EU? like a BREXIN...it´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 2 mois +1

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

  • terry phidaheights
    terry phidaheights Il y a 2 mois

    THE YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE UK NOW ARE A BUNCH OF SNOWFLAKES PAMPERED POOCHES

  • 9131HF KDVNQ0
    9131HF KDVNQ0 Il y a 3 mois

    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 3 mois

    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 3 mois

    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 3 mois

    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 3 mois +1

    0:53 u mean British? .-.

  • Sarath Yelisetty
    Sarath Yelisetty Il y a 3 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 3 mois

    But, Ode to Joy does have lyrics...

  • The Jaw Breaker
    The Jaw Breaker Il y a 3 mois

    FREEDOM

  • NapoleonHD
    NapoleonHD Il y a 4 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 4 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 4 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.

  • BORAT 2.0
    BORAT 2.0 Il y a 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 mois

    Since when is the Ivory Coast in the EU 🇨🇮

  • Ivan Ivanovski
    Ivan Ivanovski Il y a 4 mois

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

  • Canadian _Oreo4
    Canadian _Oreo4 Il y a 4 mois

    Depends how you put it

  • nottmfunguy
    nottmfunguy Il y a 4 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 4 mois

    The EU is a dictatorship..Europe only 70 years ago was fighting tyranny and dictatorship..now 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 4 mois

    Coming from a European the eu is falling apart

  • wolfie smith
    wolfie smith Il y a 4 mois

    THE STINKING EU THINKS IT CAN DENY THE WILL OF THE BRITISH PEOPLE ?? WE SAY NEVER NEVER NEVER

  • wolfie smith
    wolfie smith Il y a 4 mois

    IT IS THE UK THAT WILL BE STRONGER, NO LONGER HELD BACK BY MELTING UNDEMOCRATIC CORRUPT EU

  • wolfie smith
    wolfie smith Il y a 4 mois

    THE EU STINKS ROTTEN -- NO DEAL WOULD BE PERFECT START FOR A FREE UK

  • Greg Price
    Greg Price Il y a 5 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 5 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 5 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 4 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 4 mois

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

    • Enderwiggan1
      Enderwiggan1 Il y a 4 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 4 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 5 mois

    This is propaganda

  • A B
    A B Il y a 5 mois

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

    • M8TY
      M8TY Il y a 4 mois

      Abdisamad Suleiman you really want them?

  • PKM101
    PKM101 Il y a 5 mois

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

  • MHL83
    MHL83 Il y a 5 mois

    Good luck to them

  • SuperKami
    SuperKami Il y a 5 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 5 mois

    No Soft-Brexit, please.

  • peter
    peter Il y a 5 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 5 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 ..it 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 5 mois

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

  • DeuxExMachina
    DeuxExMachina Il y a 5 mois

    NO remains, BREXIT becomes DEAL

  • Pieter Beukman
    Pieter Beukman Il y a 5 mois

    Was he tickled at 2:17 ?

  • Vaping Eagle
    Vaping Eagle Il y a 5 mois

    "leaving"

  • fanagot
    fanagot Il y a 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 mois +1

    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 6 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 6 mois

    Hey the Stonehenge is in UK, not history of EU

  • John Smith
    John Smith Il y a 6 mois +1

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

  • DSRReacts
    DSRReacts Il y a 6 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 6 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 6 mois

      where are you from ?

    • Shade Blitz
      Shade Blitz Il y a 6 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 6 mois

    Does that mean we can claw back unpaid council tax.

  • Kyle Thomsen
    Kyle Thomsen Il y a 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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).

  • Stu Wilkes
    Stu Wilkes Il y a 6 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 6 mois

    0:18 the narration is disconcerting.

  • sirpeter himself
    sirpeter himself Il y a 6 mois

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