EURDEMOCRACY

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In all European history, the European Commission amounts to the greatest innovation of political governance systems of Europe. It is not found in centralised systems. It is not found in confederal systems. It is not found in federal systems. The European Commission — which was first called the High Authority — is an Honest Broker.… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Is the EU a democracy? It is a damning commentary on the democratic ethics of the 27 governments of the EU that they choose the President of the European Commission in secret, without any recourse to democracy. The press is shut out. Rumours fly around. Candidates for the Commission sometimes mysteriously appear. Yet no advertisement… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price