EU is about keeping and maintaining power at the top.

Juncker: “If we allow Catalonia to separate, others will do the same”

Yes, others will continue and you won't stop it.

elpais.com/elpais/2017/10/13/i

· · SubwayTooter · 0 · 7 · 4

@paulfree14 guess this is why they want to make things difficult for the UK.

@paulfree14
People have been using the same excuse to prevent Somaliland from breaking away from Somalia despite its having a functional government the whole time.

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The Westphalian model relies on people believing in these fictitious entities called "nation-states" which are the only things that have rights or even any kind of existence at the international level. Once we start accepting the heretofore pretended idea that nation-state power truly originates with individuals, that whole model breaks down.

@paulfree14 They are basically admitting they do not have the consent of the governed.

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