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Fri Jun 24, 2016, 07:38 AM Jun 2016

To all the EU-critics on DU, what kinds of reforms do you actually demand? [View all]

The hatred for the EU here on DU has surprised me a little bit. Especially when it was founded in the ignorance of thinking that the EU and the US are basically the same.
"The US-government is in the pockets of Wall Street! That means that the EU is also some secretive cabal of power-hungry politicians doing the bidding of Big Money!"
"The EU is trying to destroy democracy in Greece to take over the country!" (I shit you not. That is honestly a conspiracy-theory that was thrown towards me here on DU.)


And in the wake of the Brexit, I have seen people gloating how getting out of the EU was a good decision and the right decision.
(Let's leave aside all the counter-arguments why that's wrong.)

Similarly, I have repeatedly seen here on DU the demand that the EU needs reforms.

Well, my dear self-declared european-policy-experts, what kinds of reforms do you have in mind?

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