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At what point does the answer become, "okay, maybe we'll try to build the EU a bit later as the current governements will only produce a dangerous institutional setup" ? Voice is not working, maybe Exit becomes the only solution...

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by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Fri Jul 20th, 2012 at 05:53:43 AM EST
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At what point does the answer become, "okay, maybe we'll try to build the EU a bit later as the current governements will only produce a dangerous institutional setup"?
That's been my answer since the 2005 "constitution" referenda.

The problem with "exit" is that we'd exit with the same national politicians that are the problem at the European level.

If you are not convinced, try it on someone who has not been entirely debauched by economics. — Piero Sraffa

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jul 20th, 2012 at 05:57:10 AM EST
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Sadly yes, but it would at least deprive the governments of the Council as a venue to conspire against their parliaments and populations. Pessimistically an EU breakup would just offer a new lease of live to the WTO.

But then I don't get the impression that the Greek government would have the stomach to continue its class war without the Troika behind them. They look quite demoralized.

by generic on Fri Jul 20th, 2012 at 06:31:10 AM EST
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