“Modern London thrives on the idea that one city can be a global melting pot, a global trading house, a global media machine and a place where everyone tolerates everyone else, mostly. The thought is that being connected to the rest of the world is something to celebrate. But what happens to London when that idea unexpectedly falls away?” In a very interesting, interactive piece, the NYT looks at what might become of the world’s crossroad in a post-Brexit era. Will London Fall? More generally, this is a look at an increasingly common theme: what happens when the views of those in a country’s largest and most important city disagree with a nation’s broader direction?