Europe’s internal and external anguish
A timely commentary on Europe’s current troubles – with worrying predictions for its future.
Appeared in print on 10.11.2011
The title might have been copied from the placard of an anti-capitalist mob scene, or could adorn the work of an overheated Eurosceptic. But, no, the author, David Marquand, is formerly of this (Brussels) parish, was briefly helpmeet to Commission president Roy Jenkins, and later principal of Oxford University’s Mansfield College; throughout he has been an idiosyncratic but friendly observer of the European enterprise.