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what you got? Cant fathom why so many people have built up this massive aversion to it. Is it all just immigration?
Erm...not needing a visa to go to Europe, can't think of many others. Did a couple of years of EU law at uni and still struggle to remember what it is they actually do.
I can't think of any, mostly because I can't remember but I have a sneaking suspicion that they're a pretty benign bunch.
Can't believe we've managed to find ourselves in a place where the majority agree that humans having rights enshrined in law is definitely A Bad Thing.
if you ask the British public about each right individually, they're overwhelmingly in favour of them all: http://www.comres.co.uk/poll/541/liberty-human-rights-poll-october-2011.htm
But if you bundle them up under the phrase "Human Rights" they turn against them: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2130224/Human-rights-laws-charter-criminals-say-75-Britons.html
It's a really incredible example of how poisonous tabloid rhetoric can be.
That cant be good can it,
that Britain is propping up other poorer nations. So being prosperous doesn't benefit Britain as much as it should.
Also we have to follow EU laws & regs, when we should be following our laws & regs.
Plus the way the EU works is very expensive and there should be a cheaper alternative to do what theyre currently doing.
And they took our jobs.
There are two reasons why life in the UK is increasingly governed by laws set within the EU (all of which will have the approval -direct or tacit - of our the UK government at the time anyway), and these are standardisation of things like Health & Safety and consumer and worker protection (which actually protects jobs in the countries with a higher standard of living, reducing differences in labour costs), and the fact that our parliament has become so enthralled to the neo-liberal narrative that it has become paralysed and unable to enact progressive legislation on things like environmental standards.
FUCK 'EM AND THEIR (OUR) LAW
The lazy media narrative of blaming everything on the EU is silly and all, but what SPECIFICALLY do they hate so much about it?
As far as I can see, migration to and from the EU is financially beneficial for the UK...
cant help but feel the UK outside the EU would come up with an even worse agreement with the devil.
It's the secrecy that's infuriating. If it wasn't there, I doubt public opinion in Europe would allow it to be carried.
Without the EU there wouldn't have been Eurotrash.
which means I was recently forced to import one from Japan that had adequate volume available for listening to music.
Needless hassle, nanny-state laws, and my £260 went to Japan instead of the UK economy.
As such it'll never be able to actually change anything for the better, or if it does it'll just be a happy coincidence that it complies with globalisation and capital.
Its not as if more democratic institutions could do any better tbf, if the UK had more autonomy it would've been all TTIP'd with america long ago IMO.