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The answer to Europe’s woes: Americans

By Peter A Coclanis  

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As an American looking across the Atlantic, one almost feels sorry for Europe and the EU these days. It’s hard to imagine that just a few years ago ardent Europhiles such as Jeremy Rifkin and Thomas Geoghegan were writing books like The European Dream: How  Europe’s Vision of the Future is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream and Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? How the European Model Can Get You a Life.

Today, ten fingers and ten toes aren’t sufficient to enumerate Europe’s accumulated…

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