At the core of the article is a belief in a Rousseauan, participative democracy, which I stand by. What has changed - for me, in my view of the economy, at least - is that I used to think that the State was the real impediment to that democracy; I now believe it is the collaboration of a marketised State and its client interest groups, most of the really damaging ones being corporate.
So what is to be done now with the Euro? That is for the next article.
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