欧洲的愿景赤字

本月罗马条约50周年的庆祝来得正是时候。因为,现在是欧盟结束其在法国和荷兰拒绝欧盟宪法后自我实行的“反思阶段”,并且重新开始50年前在罗马开始的联合进程的时候了。

这一反思阶段毫无实际反思,而欧洲领导人并未向欧洲公民提出任何新的根本性愿景。那么,德国总理默克尔在其有关欧洲政策的首次议会声明中所称的欧洲“重建”又如何实现呢?

在理论上,在欧盟的未来上存在三种相互竞争、根本不同的愿景。有些依旧采取“民族国家的国家”形式。这些思想家经常被错误地称为“联邦主义者”。他们把欧盟宪法称为朝向欧洲联邦的必要一步。

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