Is there even a place for people in the EU?

The European dream promised peace and equality for all - now it seems to dance only to the bankers' tune, while nations are brought to their knees, writes Tom McGurk.

12th May, 2012
Europe in 2012 has many similarities to Europe in the 1920s and 1930s.

And so Europe has moved seamlessly from Merkozy to Merde - so to speak. France and Greece go to the polls and everything changes peacefully, as is the way in our first world, democratic Europe. Or is it?

Apparently, in the increasingly mysterious workings of 'democracy' in the European Union, we must listen carefully to what the citizens of France want, and act accordingly, but we mustn't listen to what the citizens of Greece want....

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