A month’s scrutiny of the E.U. and its politics has touched on several different areas and, worryingly, problems with the institution. However a contradiction has emerged in the arguments seen on Gaps in the Dialogue that should be addressed. That is, if we can find so many faults with the E.U. why do British politicians and the contributions on this site call for widening integration? Why should Turkey, the Ukraine, or possibly Russia be brought into an institution that, many argue, is flawed? (more…)


The topic of European Integration is often approached tentatively in this country to say the least. A gap in the EU dialogue is the case for full EU integration and for Britain to relinquish more power to the EU as its primary governing body. In this article, I try to make a case for that and argue that this should be done without seeking consent from the British public