The current (2018) alternative name for the European Union (EU). A political term of abuse.
The origins for the EU started after WW2, with the European Coal and Steel Community, which ultimately morphed into the European Union via "the Common Market" and the "European Economic Community (EEC)".
The term Fourth Reich was used in an article in the British Daily Telegraph in 2016 by Political Commentator Simon Heffer. See below. It was also used in an article in the German publication Der Spiegel, in March 2015 to indicate the growing domination of Germany within Europe, without the need for further military conquest.
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Simon Heffer writing in The UK Daily Telegraph 2016, said: "Mr Cameron plainly won't admit that German domination of the EU means it has conquered without war, and signing up to the EU is signing up to the Fourth Reich. Ask the Greeks if you think I exaggerate: Germany runs Europe without firing a shot. It forces ...
by FlintMac February 23, 2018
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