View Post

The Athenian Delian Empire (478 BC) was a ‘Democracy’ that forcefully submitted its Member States. Just like the EU

  • By: Willem Cornax
  • With the EU-court ruling against Poland, there is one thing becoming clearer by the day. The EU is in the fast lane on the road to ancient Athens. Not, however, the Athens of the idyllic democracy so widely cherished. Because, as Thucydides wrote, Athens built its democracy on a colonialist empire. 
    View Post