Where is the EU going? Collapse, fiscal union, a supersized Switzerland or a new democratic politics

Authors

  • Simon Hix

    1. Professor of European and Comparative Politics in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the co-author, with Bjorn Hoyland, of The Political System of the European Union.
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Abstract

As debt worries continue to shake the eurozone, Simon Hix looks at four possible scenarios for a European Union facing an existential crisis, and argues that a contested presidency provides the best hope of a more democratic approach to European politics.

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