The Future Is in the Regions. Soon the EU Will Be No More Than a Federation of Them
Anne Hanley Reports Rome, The Independent (London, England)
When the Northern League announces the birth of Padania, a federation of northern Italian regions next Sunday, it will be the first, crucial, step down the road to a new-look European Union, a leading party official said yesterday.
Not content with plans to hive off eight of Italy's most productive northern regions - or 10, if you harken to those more ambitious supporters of the League who hope to drag the central regions of Tuscany and Umbria into the new state - the Northern League has set its sights on forging a federation of European regions. Roberto Maroni, chief of the Padania Liberation Community, said that that was the only way of diminishing the might …
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