BEYOND THE EUROPEAN ELECTION: EUROPE’S FUTURE COURSE?
Harry C. Blaney III
Department of State Secretary John Kerry told the Yale audience at Graduation on May 18th:
“Today, the felt needs are growing at a faster pace than ever before, piling up on top of each other, while the response in legislatures or foreign capitals seems nonexistent or frozen…It’s not that the needs aren’t felt. It’s that people around the world seem to have grown used to seeing systems or institutions failing to respond… Right before our eyes, difficult decisions are deferred or avoided altogether. Some people even give up before they try because they just don’t believe that they can make a difference. And the sum total of all this inaction is stealing the future from all of us.” Continue reading