- Jul 23, 2001View SourceAgreed. However, it is hard to get the good
things of EU without getting the bad things, too. Is it,
on balance, still worth being a member? I think yes.
For some countries more than others, of course. The
EU has done some good in forcefully dismantling
state monopolies on the Continent. Especially airlines,
telecom monopolies, and electricity providers, but also
other (now former) state entities.