The Times article is behind a paywall. What specifically did Poland do that the EU is opposed to?Probably the most significant crisis in Europe (well, the EU) at the moment is the European Union's stand-off with its member state Poland. Poland's current ruling party, Law and Justice, which came to power in 2015 with an outright majority, has packed the country's Constitutional Court with its own supporters, compromising the independence of its judiciary (in the EU's view) and muddying the separation of powers. Just lately the court has returned a ruling that Polish national law takes precedence over EU law. A guiding principle of the EU is that EU law has primacy over national law, as without this there could not be a functioning union:
Glossary of summaries - EUR-Lex
This puts Poland at odds with the EU's core principles, and as a result, has kicked off a major constitutional crisis in the EU.
Poland’s Attacks on Rule of Law Leave Europe at Odds With Itself
On the face of it, it would seem that something has to give in one of three ways: Either Poland overturns this ruling, Poland unilaterally leaves the EU, or the EU removes Poland. Might we see Poland be the next to exit? What does this mean for the future of the EU? Now that Britain is out of the EU, I'm not sure if I wish it well or not (when Britain was a member state, I wished it nothing but ill).
I mentioned in the text of my post: the Polish Constitutional Court returned a ruling that Polish constitutional law takes primacy over EU law. I can read the article, as I suppose that I am not over a monthly free article limit.The Times article is behind a paywall. What specifically did Poland do that the EU is opposed to?
Do you know more? What was the initial dispute or disputes that led to the Polish court's ruling? I'm assuming it wasn't ruling in a vacuum. Or was it?I mentioned in the text of my post: the Polish Constitutional Court returned a ruling that Polish constitutional law takes primacy over EU law. I can read the article, as I suppose that I am not over a monthly free article limit.
We don't want them back.I know the UK isn't a part of Europe, however I need to say this somewhere lol...Britain, recall Harry and Megan!!...I grow weary of seeing them meddling in American politics and visiting military bases as if they hold some distinguished level of power and influence in America, they do not...Take them back please...
With the Markles, Meghan is very much in charge of the relationship, and she is very much American. She only lived in Britain for two years, and never carried out her previously stated aim of attaining British citizenship. I don't think she has much love for Britain. The couple announced they were moving to Canada, a couple of years ago, but then that turned somehow into California. They were difficult to stomach already (with their simultaneous demanding to be left alone by the press and constant publicity-seeking), but Meghan's reputation was tarnished irretrievably in this country, I think, with the Oprah Winfrey interview.Yeah, I expected such a response, unfortunate, maybe the land of Oz has a use for them...