EU elites keep power from the people

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Series Details 24.8.11 (via PressEurop)
Publication Date 24/08/2011
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On one point the populists are right - the EU doesn't listen to its citizens. And actions undertaken by leaders and institutions only reinforce the sentiment that European integration proceeds through technocratic measures over which people have no control.

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