…with the “capitalistic” Flemings being better of then the “welfare” Walloons…

Catholicgauze writes about a fracturing of the Belgium in this post.

This caught my eye (the bolding is mine):

The country is culturally and politically split (separate parties for the different language groups) and economically different as well with the “capitalistic” Flemings being better of then the “welfare” Walloons.

I don’t think this is a coincidence. The capitalistic nature of Flemings is what leads to their economic advantage.

If they split in two it should be no big deal. Each new country can sign on to the EU as a successor state.

Does Belgium do much with NATO, I doubt it.

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One Response

  1. “the “capitalistic” Flemings being better of then the “welfare” Walloons.”

    An interesting microcosm of the larger intra-West ideological competition.

    It would be interesting to develop a map of sub-national ethnic or regional groups in Europe indicating the above distinction. A map like that could be useful for identifying groups who might be open to a campaign promoting democratic capitalism-classical liberalism.

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