Der Spiegel, say it all. The sky isn't falling and core Europe - which includes large and successful parts of nation states considered inappropriately together with their under-developed problem regions, is doing brilliantly despite, or quite possibly because of, its marked political and institutional diversity.
"You've all been reading some very old books," Bernard Crick remarked in a political science class at the School. We are doing it again, and some very old economics books too, in informing our understanding of inter and intra-state relations, practices, goals, in core Europe.
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