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The EU's 'techno party' is hollowing out democracy

Not everybody's into techno music. Some folks are a little bit country; others a little bit rock and roll.

But under what one Brussels wag recently called the EU's 'techno-party' strategy - replacing elected representatives with technocrats and an end to consideration of fiscal policies by parliaments in favour of fiat by civil-servant 'experts' - nobody has any choice any more about what kind of music they want to listen to.

Economic policies will be decided for them, by the ex...

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