The Dearth of Democracy in the European Union

Perry Anderson’s book The New Old Order (Verso, 2009) provides a perceptive and highly critical examination of the history of the European Union. I have reproduced some useful passages which help explicate why the European Union is not, by any means, a force for democracy.

European parliament.jpg

Page 23

The New Old World page 23

Pages 62-63

The New Old World page 62-62

Page 64

The New Old World page 64

Page 517

The New Old World page 517

 

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