Wednesday, 8 June 2016

#smallbluesign

This is a satellite view of the border between France and Germany in 2016 (it runs down the centre of the River Rhine). Gerard Unger reminded me that there is no barrier as you drive across the bridge – just a small blue sign. Think of the conflicts that raged across this border in previous times. That is to me the most telling reason why we need (and need to be members of) supranational institutions.

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