Without elaborating on them here, these are our assumptions:
1. The cohesion of the Union is today seriously threatened by internal and external forces and the connections between these forces.
2. Even more than as repositories of various worries and fears, the sovereigntist and nationalist movements are today the most important threat in that they represent the vehicle of conservative forces which use them to protect rents and privileges that are threatened by the potential advances of European integration. Lire la suite