Yes EU can: Why Americans should understand the European Union

Monday, October 19, 2009 | 11:28 a.m. CDT; updated 1:11 p.m. CDT, Sunday, October 25, 2009

The European Union might at first glance seem less relevant to the average American than, say, the Chrysler dealership down the street. But it’s prime time for Yankees to take notice of that political institution — and not just because the first EU-U.S. summit under the new administration is set for Nov. 3.