Last week's report by my interns on the talk discussing the reason Ireland voted against the new EU constitution (disguised as the Lisbon Treaty) reminds me that we have a good resource available for those who are not up to speed on the EU and some of the problems it, and related European institutions, pose on social issues. The paper is by my former research assistant, John Henry Crosby.

Follow this link to read "A Primer on the European Union."