C J Polychroniou is a political scientist/political economist who has has taught and worked in universities and research centers in Europe and the Uni... ted States. He is the author of the recently published book Optimism Over Despair: Noam Chomsky on Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change (Haymarket Books, USA; Penguin Books, UK).
The EU’s likely future is an imperial neoliberal superstate. But there is also an alternative.
The new economic system should be based on localised forms of industry, finance and participatory democracy.