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Author George, Susan.

Title We the peoples of Europe / Susan George
Published London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 205 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword / by Robert Ballagh -- Introduction -- Timeline -- The war on society -- They voted yes, or surviving on a diet of humble pie -- The common good : towards an alternative Europe -- Europe as a geopolitical power -- The environmental challenge -- Social insecurity -- Conclusion
Summary Is the EU Constitution dead in the water? Although it may have disappeared from the headlines, right-wing European leaders have not given up on pushing through a binding EU text providing total freedom for goods, services and capital but few advantages for Europeans. A more neo-liberal anti-democratic document than the one rejected by the French and the Dutch may be hard to imagine, but the new reform treaty tries hard. What do they have in store for us? What should European people be fighting for? Leading writer and alter-globalisation activist Susan George explains what is at stake for all peoples of Europe. What must we reject and how will such a document affect our lives? Who will it really empower--corporations or ordinary Europeans? What kind of future do we want to build together as Europeans? Written with clarity and authority, We the Peoples of Europe will help you make up your own mind
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-197) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject European Union.
Constitutional law -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008411695
ISBN 1849643504 (electronic bk.)
9781849643504 (electronic bk.)
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