POL 423 Round 2 Journal 6

POL 423 Round 2 Journal 6 - in Spain. This article shows...

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Financial Times Migrant surge adds to Spain’s resentment of German strength April 13, 2011 Journal 6 Spain’s economy is struggling to rise out of the recession and Germany has emerged with a very strong and growing economy. Ms. Merkel, the German Chancellor, has invited Spaniards to come and work in Germany. However, immigration this time to Germany is often seen as a base to be mocked for the weak Spanish economy. The immigrants are not received the same way they were in the past, instead of seen as coming from a strong economy that could help Europe, they are seen as coming from an economy that is weak and brings the European economy down. This has created a great deal of resentment for Germany and its strong economy
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Unformatted text preview: in Spain. This article shows the problems that can arise when sovereign states give up some of their sovereignty to join an economic union such as the one seen in the European Union. Im not talking about financial problems, because Spain has been helped greatly fiscally by this union, but more social problems that can arise. The Spanish people see themselves as having a far more inferior economy to that of Germany and in turn is creating a resentment for one of their fellow sister countries. This resentment could end up affecting some decisions that should be made to better Europe....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2012 for the course POL 423 taught by Professor Dr.mason during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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