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Bollocks to Greer. The EU is failing because the option of making it democratic and transparent was never even tried. It was built by technocrats,  shaped by lobbyists and instrumentalised by national politicians; civil society never got a look in.

As for Brexit, a nation of shopkeepers with a belligerant "what's in it for me?" attitude is slowly and painfully coming to the realisation that there was actually quite a lot in it for them... But too late, as their (untranslateable) British bloody-mindedness dictates that they must put the foot to the floor and drive right off the cliff.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Mon Sep 10th, 2018 at 03:26:56 PM EST
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