Saturday, April 02, 2005

French to Vote ‘Non’ on New EU Constitution

France's socialist left is on the verge of sinking the ultra-business-friendly EU Constitution.

“All that counts is the word ‘no’ and what it means: rejection of a world which arouses far more anxiety than hope. One may judge the gesture unreasonable, but it is at least comprehensible that people who feel they have no way of influencing the course of events … should seize hold of the only lever available to them.” says economist Henri Guaino.

Europe’s future in doubt as co-ordinated campaign urges French to vote ‘non’ on new EU constitution - [Sunday Herald]

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