With the explosion of the housing bubble in the United States begins the most serious crisis that the world economy has faced since the second world war. The origin of the crisis is financial, but soon it becomes a global crisis involving the economy and the pattern of development, and it threatens the future of young Europeans.
Nation states are at the center of processes of de-nationalization and privatization that have not succeeded in producing a new world order, cooperative and no longer hegemonic, capable of providing global public goods, such as security, monetary stability, legality, social balance and environmental sustainability, necessary for sustaining the process of globalization. Europe with its supranational institutions is the laboratory of the new, but it is likely to succumb to his own inability to unite and face the old and new problems that threaten to undermine its foundations.
This Think Tank is a collection of articles that illustrate the federalist point of view on social economic upheavals that are going through Europe and the world.