National sovereignty is redundant in the modern world

14th January, 2015
National sovereignty is redundant in the modern world
John Looby

A sense of ‘sovereignty lost’ pervaded much of the debate here during the troika years. Equated closely in the public mind with our dependence on funding from the IMF, EU and ECB, it’s not surprising that the government and many commentators argued that a key motivation for striving to successfully exit our programme was that ‘sovereignty’ would be restored.

Equally, many of the arguments of those who opposed the...

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