Europe must wean itself off its reliance on the Chinese and American technology that underpins its societies or it will be vulnerable to cyberattacks and other kinds of interference, Finland’s prime minister has warned.
Sanna Marin also said that the European Union’s dependency on outsiders for food, energy and medicine made it fragile. Marin, 36, the world’s youngest prime minister, said the bloc needed to become more self-sufficient and independent in the face of the great power tensions between the US, China and Russia.
This is fascist economics – note the qualifier there, economics. That the nation must be self-reliant.
Salazar, Franco – to give examples where the system survived long enough for us to see long term results – kept their nations poor by doing this. Upgrading it to the EU means the captive area is larger but it’ll have the same result. Relative decline.