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Jun 30 2014

Punishment of mainstream national parties, not Euroscepticism, is behind Irish results

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By Paul Nulty The outcome of the European elections in Ireland reflected those across much of Europe — losses for the traditional establishment parties, gains for populist, Eurosceptic and anti-austerity candidates. However, in addition to the resentment of austerity measures … Continue reading

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May 24 2014

The European Elections in the UK

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By Bart Cammaerts Even in organizing elections the UK has to be different from the rest of Europe. Well, actually, the Dutch also voted for the EU elections last Thursday, rather than on Sunday like everybody else. While catholics have … Continue reading

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Apr 14 2014

A black cloud over the EU?

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By Alex Sakalis The newly announced Le Pen-Wilders alliance in the European parliament has re-ignited speculation about the rise of the far-right in Europe. What can we expect from this new EU supergroup? The recent success of the Front National … Continue reading

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Sep 3 2013

Nordic Euroscepticism – An Exception that Disproves the Rule?

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By Markus Ketola and Johan Nordensvärd Euroscepticism – the range of critical arguments and sentiments against the economic and political project of the European Union – is on the rise across the 27 member states. As next year’s European Parliament elections are nearing, there is … Continue reading

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