The New Sick Man of Europe: the European Union. Pew Global Attitudes Project. May 13, 2013.
The European Union is the new sick man of Europe. The effort over the past half century to create a more united Europe is now the principal casualty of the euro crisis. The European project now stands in disrepute across much of Europe. Support for European economic integration. the 1957 raison d’etre for creating the European Economic Community, the European Union’s predecessor, is down over last year in five of the eight European Union countries surveyed by the Pew Research Center in 2013. [Note: contains copyrighted material].
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