Let us reorder this world around us: the European constitution and the wider world

Let us reorder this world around us: the European constitution and the wider world

By Richard Laming

Having written a pamphlet about European foreign policy and world order, I should start by explaining why I am interested in the subject. It goes back to the days of the campaign for Britain to join the euro. We would put forward the economic benefits of joining the euro and then describe the political arguments, that democracy was not purely a feature of national government and could be exercised at European level if the institutions were designed properly.

“Ah,” said our opponents, “then by your logic, you must be in favour of a world government.” Well, yes, by my logic I suppose I am.

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And read the pamphlet: The European Constitution and the Wider World

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