Europe on Edge

The crises continue to mount: Euroskepticism; crippling debt and high unemployment, ascendant nationalism and failures in integration, and homegrown terrorism—all compounded by the largest human migration on the continent since World War II. Headlines that sounded Europe’s dissolution just a few years ago seem only slightly hyperbolic today, on the heels of the Brexit referendum. What lies ahead for the European project? Can a united, “borderless” European Union survive?

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2016

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