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Whule I'm not overly optimistic, it is too early to state that the shock of Brexit hasn't brought about a re-think.

And, yes, a peripheral states coalition could be a way to obtain major changes, including rewriting the treaties. A strong, Europe-wide political movement could certainly help convince some governments.

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

by Melanchthon on Thu Aug 25th, 2016 at 09:18:56 AM EST
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At this point, the only place a European-wide political movement could come from would be the far right, which would have to accommodate their nationalist positions to do so at all.  That wouldn't look pretty, just pretty ugly.
by rifek on Thu Aug 25th, 2016 at 01:31:33 PM EST
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