The myth of European Union

A recent book by progressive economists provides a devastating critique of the idea of single market and monetary union in Europe. The authors, however, can also be criticised from an ecological point of view, for making too much concessions to grand infrastructural projects destroying the environment and local jobs. (A. Amin and J. Tomaney (eds): Behind the Myth of the European Union: Prospects for Cohesion. Routledge, London 1995)