'We Will Never Have a Single European Nation'

TIME's James Graff spoke to Romano Prodi, President of the European Commission, about Europe's future development.

Q: For many Europeans, 16 months of the Convention has seemed like a spat between the various Brussels institutions. Why should Europeans care, for instance, if the relative power of the Commission is weakened?
A: They probably shouldn't. I've never seen a constitutional debate where the population cares about technical aspects. But if you ask the european population, they'll tell you they want most decisions in Europe to be taken by unanimity — which means paralysis — or...

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