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The European Union has always been considered a union of sovereign democratic nations. In fact, democracy is regarded as a sine qua non for EU membership as clearly stipulated in article 1a of the Lisbon Treaty which reads ‘The Union is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy…..’. Yet, never before… » read more

Posted by Konstandinos Diamandouros

On 15 Febuary, I was listening to Nigel Farage’s intervention in the European Parliament about the Greek crisis (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8Ayb8P1LbU).   For those not familiar with the name, MEP Farage is leader of the UK Independence Party and President of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy Party in the EP. Have long considered myself an enthusiastic… » read more

Posted by Konstandinos Diamandouros