What Does Europe Want?: The Union and its Discontents

What Does Europe Want?: The Union and its Discontents


although the ecu Union faces the largest predicament for the reason that its beginning, on July 1st, 2013, a brand new nation joined the membership. For the foreseeable destiny, Croatia will likely be the final to affix; whilst making a barrier among the as soon as attached states of the Balkans. Paraphrasing Freud's recognized query - 'What does a lady want?' - one of many maximum ecu philosophers of our day, Slavoj iek, joins forces with the younger Croatian thinker, Srecko Horvat, to envision the burning query 'What does Europe want?'. rather than a peace-project, the ecu Union is more and more changing into a warzone: no matter if or not it's the expulsion of immigrants or riots in Paris and London, or eu interventions to convey "more democracy" to Libya or Syria. rather than leaving Europe to the enemies, iek and Horvat consider the struggle for a special inspiration of Europe; person who embraces all its peoples both.

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