The Brexit referendum renewed democracy in Great Britain in an amazing way. The British people proved they were lions, unwilling to be led any longer by donkeys.
What badly needs renewing now is the elite. It has been corrupted, undermined and badly educated, taught to believe in equality and making money instead of noblesse oblige. It is in danger of ceasing to be national and becoming international instead. Clever students study business but no-one reads the poets or cares that Wolfe took Quebec. Many don't know who Hengist and Horsa were.
Maybe it might be a start if the hereditary peers were once more allowed to vote in the upper house.
No-one talks about how to create elites, but they are vital to every country. The lack of cultured, public spirited and patriotic elites is perhaps the biggest problem in Eastern Europe.
We in Great Britain were in danger of having a business and political elite that saw things in internationalist terms first and in terms of the national self interest second. The referendum was a providential salvation. In 'A Tale of Two Cities' Eliot A. Cohen explains exactly what I mean.