Each country egg has its own micro climate within its protective little bubble. It is a living organism that depends on the prudent management of its limited immediate resources if it is to flourish. TTIP, in various guises (representing oil and other large multinational companies) , threatens to break into, or otherwise confound, the country eggs so that it can feed from their resources and become fatter. The protective egg shell represents a nation-state's environmental and safety standards.
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