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European Unification as the New Frontier of Collectivism: The Case for Competitive Federalism and Polycentric Law

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07/30/2014Carlo Lottieri

In Europe, one of the most important contemporary debates concerns unification and the project to create a centralized state with a single currency, a democratic parliament, and a monopolistic government. In this context, the current crisis of the European Monetary Unit (EMU) becomes a good argument in favor of an even-more accelerated path toward the transfer of powers from the old nation states to Brussels and Strasbourg.

Volume 16, Number 1 (2002)

Author:

Carlo Lottieri

Carlo Lottieri is an Italian political philosopher with the University of Siena and Istituto Bruno Leoni whose main interests are in contemporary libertarian thought. Most recently he edited an anthology of writings by Bruno Leoni.

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Lottieri, Carlo. "European Unification as the New Frontier of Collectivism: The Case for Competitive Federalism and Polycentric Law." Journal of Libertarian Studies 16, No. 1 (2002): 23–43.

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