With a simple parallel analysis between the Former Soviet Union and the European Union we can clearly say there are identical trajectories between the two.Initially the focus is economic given the news over severity, however the comparisons also lend itself to the foreign policy and security spheres as well. Admittedly, this is merely the beginning of the analysis with more insights revealing itself over time.  The conclusion of this parallel analysis is to ask ourselves whether this is what the Europeans really intended for themselves.
One of the parallels is that centralized decision-making puts off the sovereign will of the people whether vested in republics or countries.  In both the Former Soviet Union and the European Union, decisions were made in the Capitals.  For the former it was Moscow.  For the later it is Brussels.  The Soviet Union had a centralized bank – The State Bank of the USSR. In the European Union it’s the European Central Bank (ECB).  The history of establishing such control over people’s financial assets goes back to Renaissance-era France in 1661.  The idea originated with Hugues Delestre – advisor and privy counselor to Henry IV. Like most central decision-making, the intent was initially philanthropic....  Read more 


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