De Stijl wrote:We have large political conglomerates giving their weight to things collectively. The combined power and influence of the whole makes the intricacies and leverage of the smaller nations out there moot. Particularly within the EU, the member nations are becoming more and more integrated. It will not take long for countries to have the same relevance that cities have now. It is better to be within larger unions in the world these days.
It only works to a certain point. Look at the USA.