“Italian premier Mario Monti and French leader Francois Hollande on Tuesday said Europe must urgently restore economic growth and create jobs as part of a wider plan to safeguard the 17-country euro currency union.” (Source: Foxnews)

Politically elected or technocrat, left or right – Europe’s elites remain stuck in old and failed ideologies (growth as the miracle cure) instead of preparing for the Prosperous Way Down. With a European Union like that, who needs the European Union? Time to prepare the alternative (which is not a “retour” to grand old nationalism by the way Smile ): Phoenix Europe.

Help our EU leaders awake from their naive dreams and send them this 8-minute video from the Post-Carbon Institute of Richard Heinberg: Who killed economic growth?