A Europe of Free NationsExcerpt: Debates about the European Union have always been inextricably linked to debates over European values. But do all nations of the continent share these values? Do these values originate in the traditions of these nations, and are they generally accepted? Are these values desirable for the European elite? The determination of this European canon in question has various implications, in particular in political and cultural terms.
THE FUTURE OF EUROPE THE OPINION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION CIVIL COOPERATION COUNCIL’S MEMBER ORGANISATIONS
While the European Economic Community was characterised by successful economic and social development, the European Union was rather home to crises and unsolved problems. Of these problems and signs of crises, we consider the following to be the most substantial.
A brutal war is being waged in the European Union between the disciples of normality and abnormality, morality and amorality, restricted sovereignty and full subjection, i.e. between nation states and federalists.
The inadequacy of the current European Union is increasingly evident, as the recent story of the tragic vaccine supply mess has also shown. The need to reform it on a new moral, political, social and economic basis is increasingly pressing.