Remember, we are a people -- not just an economy
•Mine is a forlorn cry for a return to our senses.
Since 1957, Europe has been engaged in a project to maintain peace in a region that, little more than two decades previously, sparked a World War that killed 45 million people. Its aim was peace and stability, and that is as precious now as it was then.
That is why it is so deeply regrettable that the 'Merkozy' axis is behaving in such a dictatorial way. Their dogged pursuit of totalitarian capitalism will have catastrophic consequences.