European, Politics

E.U. reform requires probably the simultaneous re-foundation of the United Nations.

Failing such an external stimulus, the Conference on the future of the EU risks to end in a stalemate! A series of recent events has brutally made us aware that we are living through a major epochal change: be it climate warming – identified years ago  – which confronts us with an increasing number of extreme meteorological events (floods – heatwaves), be it the pandemic that takes no notice of borders or national sovereignty or globalisation that makes the interdependence of populations both manifest and irreversible, all these developments impose on humanity the inescapable obligation to privilege collective rather than national, community or individual interests. The exceptional level of prosperity, made possible by scientific, economic and social progress, has promoted…

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