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The Nazi Roots of The European Union

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The Nazi Roots of The European Union

While many laugh off the idea that the European Union is the continuation of Nazi Germany, finding reasons to believe such a thing isn’t the case is harder than you would think. To start, Walter Hallstein, the first president of the Commission of the European Economic Community and one of the founding fathers of the European Union, was quite literally a Nazi. There are scores of websites, many even hosted by the EU, that will outline why that claim is without merit, but they are oddly quiet about the years between the 1930s and 1940s: a time period I’d consider...

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