Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

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Should we double down or give up and go our separate ways?

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SOURCES:

population EU:
http://bit.ly/2mMm4Cy

GDP EU:
http://bit.ly/2ouh1mL

largest Market EU:
http://bit.ly/1FhL3jv

creation of the European Union:
http://bit.ly/2cnX6Dg

Franco-German Rivalry:
http://bit.ly/2nw7uxC

easy travel:
http://bit.ly/2neE9oT

cheap telecommunications:
http://bit.ly/1MfZsRZ
http://bit.ly/2nUsOKj

EU vs. Apple:
http://bit.ly/2bOwMln
http://reut.rs/2cafPTv

EU vs. Microsoft:
http://bit.ly/2nwfYVr
http://econ.st/2oTo0d1

EU vs. Facebook:
http://bit.ly/1FUc1iu
http://bit.ly/2olVXA2

Number of scientists and research output:
http://bit.ly/2nqHkek
http://bit.ly/2neJEnD
http://go.nature.com/1d1HQWc
http://bit.ly/2mMfcFc

Election turnouts:
http://bit.ly/1OK06oG
http://bit.ly/2oXzQTi

Transparency:
http://bit.ly/2ouxsPR
http://bit.ly/2o1SicC

Civil Society Europe:
http://bit.ly/2oTW4pA

refugee crisis:
http://bit.ly/2bOZCn4
http://bit.ly/1Nkj485

Oxford Refugee Studies Centre:
http://bit.ly/2nA1INa

Why Muslims fail to integrate in christian heritage societies:
http://amzn.to/2o96mhB

The Failure of Multiculturalism:
http://fam.ag/1R3ibj1

France and its Muslims:
http://fam.ag/1jBLUCm

Don’t Fear Muslim Immigrants:
http://fam.ag/2kHbjfb

Immigration and the Challenges of Integration
http://bit.ly/1RqJot8

News deeply:
http://bit.ly/2ij4j8n

Economist:
http://econ.st/2nULVnD

some countries have accepted more refugees:
http://bit.ly/1A4Ljx8

Discrimination of immigrants:
EU Agency for Fundamental Human Rights:
http://bit.ly/1Mj4A7F

Princeton:
http://bit.ly/2o2JGiY

Challenges for the EU
EU development beyond NATO:
http://bit.ly/2kvZ73G

Third largest military in the world:
http://bit.ly/2neTaXP
http://bit.ly/2o2122s

Trade boost:
http://bit.ly/2nIbnQv
http://bit.ly/1TNJ5dn

12% higher GDP:
http://bit.ly/2nwzGAE

Eurostat/ Economy:
http://bit.ly/23kKY7L

cost of labour:
http://bit.ly/1PPLTU2

shares in economy for production:
http://bit.ly/2o2fxn9

shares in economy for tourism:
http://bit.ly/2nwFav1

shares in economy for fishing:
http://bit.ly/2ouKFbq

forestry in the EU:
http://bit.ly/2nIbPOV

Eurozone crisis:
http://bit.ly/2ouGJY5

Explanation of the debt crisis by The Balance, a financial advice website:
http://bit.ly/2o7kbjW

Eurocrisis Monitor:
http://bit.ly/2oUaXYH

Future of Europe:
http://bit.ly/2mKCPJV

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Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell says:

This video will probably not make everybody happy. Probably for completely opposite reasons. Some people want less political and economic integration, some want more of it. Some want to stop immigration, others want better integration instead. Some want an EU army, others want to disband Nato. And most will have a collection of different opinions about all of that. It’s the same for our team, we don’t all share the same vision for Europe and the world.
We tried our best to present different sides and view points, while being fair and as neutral as possible. But obviously we can’t go into too much detail in a video that is only 7 minutes long. We also clearly marked where we are stating our opinion. The sources we used are in the video description.

The last year has taught us that we have to try our best to get everybody back to the table again and stop screaming at each other. We all could have done a better job at this in the past, Kurzgesagt too. Everybody comes from a different place and has different ideas of where the world should go and how to tackle our problems. And as long as we are trying to base our opinions on facts then that is completely fine. In the end we all have to share this planet with each other.

SOURCES:

population EU:
http://bit.ly/2mMm4Cy

GDP EU:
http://bit.ly/2ouh1mL

largest Market EU:
http://bit.ly/1FhL3jv

creation of the European Union:
http://bit.ly/2cnX6Dg

Franco-German Rivalry:
http://bit.ly/2nw7uxC

easy travel:
http://bit.ly/2neE9oT

cheap telecommunications:
http://bit.ly/1MfZsRZ
http://bit.ly/2nUsOKj

EU vs. Apple:
http://bit.ly/2bOwMln
http://reut.rs/2cafPTv

EU vs. Microsoft:
http://bit.ly/2nwfYVr
http://econ.st/2oTo0d1

EU vs. Facebook:
http://bit.ly/1FUc1iu
http://bit.ly/2olVXA2

Number of scientists and research output:
http://bit.ly/2nqHkek
http://bit.ly/2neJEnD
http://go.nature.com/1d1HQWc
http://bit.ly/2mMfcFc

Election turnouts:
http://bit.ly/1OK06oG
http://bit.ly/2oXzQTi

Transparency:
http://bit.ly/2ouxsPR
http://bit.ly/2o1SicC

Civil Society Europe:
http://bit.ly/2oTW4pA

refugee crisis:
http://bit.ly/2bOZCn4
http://bit.ly/1Nkj485

Oxford Refugee Studies Centre:
http://bit.ly/2nA1INa

Why Muslims fail to integrate in christian heritage societies:
http://amzn.to/2o96mhB

The Failure of Multiculturalism:
http://fam.ag/1R3ibj1

France and its Muslims:
http://fam.ag/1jBLUCm

Immigration and the Challenges of Integration
http://bit.ly/1RqJot8

Don't Fear Muslim Immigrants:
http://fam.ag/2kHbjfb

News deeply:
http://bit.ly/2ij4j8n

Economist:
http://econ.st/2nULVnD

some countries have accepted more refugees:
http://bit.ly/1A4Ljx8

Discrimination of immigrants:
EU Agency for Fundamental Human Rights:
http://bit.ly/1Mj4A7F

Princeton:
http://bit.ly/2o2JGiY

Challenges for the EU
EU development beyond NATO:
http://bit.ly/2kvZ73G

Third largest military in the world:
http://bit.ly/2neTaXP
http://bit.ly/2o2122s

Trade boost:
http://bit.ly/2nIbnQv
http://bit.ly/1TNJ5dn

12% higher GDP:
http://bit.ly/2nwzGAE

Eurostat/ Economy:
http://bit.ly/23kKY7L

cost of labour:
http://bit.ly/1PPLTU2

shares in economy for production:
http://bit.ly/2o2fxn9

shares in economy for tourism:
http://bit.ly/2nwFav1

shares in economy for fishing:
http://bit.ly/2ouKFbq

forestry in the EU:
http://bit.ly/2nIbPOV

Eurozone crisis:
http://bit.ly/2ouGJY5

Explanation of the debt crisis by The Balance, a financial advice website:
http://bit.ly/2o7kbjW

Eurocrisis Monitor:
http://bit.ly/2oUaXYH

Future of Europe:
http://bit.ly/2mKCPJV

Kool nãosei says:

"The EU. Is it worth to keep it or abolish it?"

ABSOLUTELY ABOLISH! Fuck you rapefugees for ruining a union of countries that made a lot of history like creating the USA

Memes being banned isn't that much big of a deal, sure it is annoying but it isn't big it is just a distraction.

Now the rapefugees on the other hand…

Just. Fuck you EU. Fuck you merkel, fuck you soros, and fuck everyone that are doing the kalergi demonic plan to kick us out of OUR home countries!

brick kid 465 says:

Eu must be exterminated for banning memes

Anthony Katsivalis says:

EU CAN BURN IN HELL

Rishabh Goswami says:

After what they have done to memes?
End EU for Good

Captain Qwaz Caz says:

India is part of the EU so we need to end it.

also they banned memes

Boogy Boogy says:

The background music is so much disturbing, caused me distraction, making the video useless

plush n puppet shenanigans says:

I will add a fuck the eu for every like this gets
fuck the eu

Squirtle says:

I think the EU will fall at some point, not now but maybe later, UK was just a start on how fed up people are in the European Union, it is a domino effect, one country leaves, then another, then another, then another until the EU completely falls apart

HamburgerGamer TV says:

i hate EU beacuse ACTA and ACTA 2

Squirtle says:

As of now, the EU is trying to regulate things that effect every country, not just europe. For example, they successfully passed a law to where their government regulates their internet, not the same as China's and similar countries. I can't remember the full details, I do know that it affects content creators, especially youtube channels, with only few options for it not to affect them, which sorta screws over citizens in europe. Google and other internet companie would have to restrict or ban european citizens from using any of their platforms, which would screw over europeans but help content creators from losing their main source of revenue. So because of the european union, these corporations will have to make a difficult decision that is sad either way.

Anticreeper says:

I think Britain doesn’t have strong feelings for the EU

Snowy 4 says:

Why you don't want Serbia ?

mrdonetx says:

I know this is a little late, but didn't the United States press the lessoning of trade and commerce barriers in Europe? That was one of the fundamental parts of the Marshal Plan. Because they were definitely tired of Europe and the bickering ultimately requiring their intervention.

Undertaker 21-1 says:

Auflösen und neu gründen als EWG

WarSeeker says:

Me 2017: Hmm im not entirely sure….

Me 2018: holds memes and polandball END THIS HUGE PILE OF SH**!

Maroš Varga says:

1:37 I can see my country's flag!

friescoot. cz /TV says:

Mne se to nelíbí bojím se o svůj život zrušte článek 13 a 11 hlavně vimislete lepší zákony sebe na silnicích zemře miliony lidí a oni napíšu blbost oni napíšou zákaz hlíny v EU no to je mysl EU…

Kristòf Győri says:

Well I think that politicans should onyl say that we should take refugees if they also take refugees.Because there is a big risk to it.There aren't only peaceful reufugees who travelled all the way to Europe.But there are also some bad behavioured people who argue and do terror attacks(like in Paris).

MeowCat171 says:

We should end it because it banned memes and it made Articles 11 and 13.

zongora123 says:

EU is an organisation should not be artificially kept alive!!!! It should split up because the very first objectif is making economic profit instead of caring for the well being of its citizens.
There is no hope to reform the EU treaties. EU must obey to NATO. The debt that was imposed to Grece is the very proof of how far EU is no solution for making life better !! EU is not a democratic organisation, States have no means to represent their democratic orientation, if a state is having a different orientation (no austerity, no immigration), this State is blacklisted (eg Italy, Hungary) EU is against diversity of states, and culture, Eu is destroying diversity by the impostion of individualisme and multiculturalisme. The elderly is more and more becoming excluded of everyting. Within the EU there is no internal state policy to work out. National elections have no impact on politics, how on earth should the EU be seen as a democratic organisation???? EU is a club of unelected people, maintaining the strong position of lobbies of the banking and finance and industrial sectors. The last word belongs to the european technocrates of the EU Commission (eg glysophates)
If we like diversity, we should leave the EU right away and let the state to make commercial treaties and establish state rules over their own economy and military intervention. Why on earth should the EU give more credit the the USA, Trukey than to Russia ????? Why on earth is the EU taking part in the intimidation ans russiaphobia generated by the USA? Why on earth should the EU sacrilise the trio of USA-Israel-SaudiArabia? Why we do have buy F-35 from the USA????? etc…. etc…. Why are our key positions filled up by people who have worked for the Rotschilds or big US mutlinationales? etc etc Why should we listen to the ONGs of Soros whose aime is strenghtening a chaos so as to create a regime change (eg ukrain) ? Why are silly slogans, such as the "EU is feeding the world" are created by the EU, so as to make very poor the farmers in africa (where strangely EU eggs and chicken are sold in the supermarkets, etc….) etc etc…. even the objectif peace is a lie, the war is yugoslavia is the very proof of EU inefficiency to coop with critical situation on its own continent… etc etc selling our arms to saudi arabia, to israel, ….etc Not taking sanctions against US allies (israel and SA)….etc !!! AH non, the eu policy and orientation is extremely ultraliberal, that increases every day the gap between the poor and the rich…. such an organisation should not be artificially kept alive!!!!

alienmaster28 says:

if you look at the maps in this video then you would think that Switzerland doesn't exist

d3vil AMV says:

Fuck man, dont break it. Free Borders = Free Mariujana

gabriel mario says:

yes but only the strongest and ritcher contries will remain and kick out the weaker, poorest and newest.

Oof Man says:

EU is like communism, a great idea on the paper but an impossible mess in reality

MrGlickClick says:

The countries should keep sovereignty and adopt trade agreements instead.

Roman says:

EU as trade and military agreements? sure yes, that works.
EU to dictact laws over soveirgn countries? … wasn't that what they didn't like themselves with the USSR? 😉
it's good to help each other and make it easier for your citizens to partake in the feast of what is Europe, but to dictact other countires views and laws, that's there it gets dangerous. help with the groceries but stay out of the kitchens and you'll have a better time.

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