Brexit. Grexit. Scotland? Greater Ireland? Cataloni-out-a-there? Siciliaderci? Bavaria-bientot?
OK, puns aside, where will it end?
And what if it migrates across the Atlantic?
Maybe the very word ‘Union’ has become so distasteful in our individualist cultures that we can’t abide sticking together. Does the good of them any outweigh the good of the one anymore at all?
I’m trying to think of a historical case when an ’empire’ (if you’ll allow the over-simplification of the Europe Union case) was split into pieces and remained stable or prosperous or even independent for long. Let me ruminate on this one a bit, and I’ll get back to you.
Right now I’ve got to plan my vacations to several new ‘countries’!