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by marcsten
Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: European Politics
Topic: EU free market?
Replies: 3
Views: 5127

RE: EU free market?

This kind of thing is very bad news for the EU, if you ask me. The chief way that the EU can sell itself to its citizenry is by doing what it has always supposed to do - promote economic prosperity. By cynically excluding certain sectors from the benefits of free trade, it really does undermine conf...
by marcsten
Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: European Politics
Topic: Why Britain should join the Euro
Replies: 15
Views: 15037

RE: Why Britain should join the Euro

I am superficially attracted to the Euro (not sure why), but it's true that we'd lose control of monetary policy to the ECB. Is that really a good idea? What's good for, say, France, Germany and Poland might not be good for the UK economy.