By Hector MacDonald a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups.
The EU does not get everything right, and now its greatest achievements are under threat.
Many complaints about the EU are justified. Its administrators have lost touch with the people they serve. It has occasionally tried to regulate beyond sensible limits. Its agricultural policies are wasteful and counterproductive. The association agreement with Ukraine may have contributed to that nation’s civil war. These are the understandable mistakes of a large and evolving organisation that is still learning its place in the world. They are not systemic faults. The EU needs experienced and pragmatic countries like the UK to help it avoid and overcome these mistakes.
More seriously, the EU is now facing some of the toughest challenges it has ever encountered. The euro seems to have been a grave error for several member states. Youth…
View original post 165 more words