What Does the Brexit Debate Really Say About Politics?

The EU referendum revealed an unnerving amount about the fundamentals of British politics. With epic divisions tearing the main parties apart and the public explicitly ignoring advice from all sides, it's no wonder the system was left in a state of chaos. The debate went further than Brexit, it showed us the true weaknesses of modern British politics, as well, perhaps, as being a turning point for a new phase in our democracy.