Far from its founding fathers, has Europe misplaced its soul? | EUROtoday

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VS'is among the challenges of the European elections. At least it ought to be. Although no candidate has made it a program aspect. Other emergencies to handle: the European query is extremely complicated, skillfully technical, and the June 9 vote additionally has nationwide significance. Philosophy will subsequently be for later. Or by no means. However, Robert Schuman, the person who launched the European Union on the baptismal font, by founding the European Coal and Steel Community (Ceca) with Jean Monnet, in 1950, had made it the essential postulate of group constructing: Europe can not restrict itself to being a group of pursuits, folks should be united by a standard soul.

This is what the founding fathers labored onerous to construct and perpetuate…


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