Tag: Subsidiarity

  • Thought for the Day: Scruton on European “Subsidiarity”

    The European Union supposedly respects “subsidiarity” (the European model of federalism), wherein legislation and coverage selections are supposedly made on the lowest possible stage. Roger Scruton writes concerning the fiction of EU subsidiarity in follow: When embedded in “Eurospeak,” “subsidiarity” loses its referential character, in simply the way in which that “capitalism” loses its referential…