June 3, 2014

How to Save Real Democracy in Europe

Gideon Rachman, Financial Times

The Associated Press

It is important that the national leaders of the 28 member states of the EU take a stand now. Unlike the relative unknowns that populate the parliament in Brussels the national leaders are well-known at home, so have a genuine democratic mandate. That should give them the courage to face down the pretensions of the parliament and its standard-bearer, Mr Juncker, and choose their own candidate for commission president.

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TAGGED: Jean-Claude Juncker, Brussels, European Union, Europe, Democracy


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