Thinking Leaders’ Blog is a site where members of the American Thought Leaders network share their thoughts and experiences about life in America.
It is an initiative of the Foundation for Economic Education.
The site provides an in-depth look into American thought leaders.
This week’s post is written by one of our own writers, Adam Pacholski.
Adam is an American thought leader, writer and lecturer, with an interest in globalisation, culture, technology and politics.
He has written for The Conversation, The Australian and The Sydney Morning Herald, and is currently writing a book on the politics of ‘smart cities’.
The content of this article is adapted from a speech delivered by Australian National University (ANU) President David Sharpe in the National Union of Students (NUS) General Union on November 7, 2017.
Read moreA number of our writers have written about this topic, including:An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that Professor David Sharper was the first person to speak in favour of the right of Australians to choose whether to stay in the European Union.
This article is a work in progress and may contain factual errors.