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By: Mitjo Vaulasvirta (guest contributor) Mitjo Vaulasvirta is a doctoral (DPhil) candidate in Sociology at St. Antony’s College, Oxford. Follow him on Twitter: @MitjoVau.   Timo Soini, co-founder and long-serving leader of the Eurosceptic Finns party...

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Music at the start of the EP's firt plenary session on 1st July 2014 (Photo credit: © European Union 2014 - European Parliament. (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons license))

EP: New parliament, new dynamics?

July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Trygve Børsting       Last week saw the first meeting of the European Parliament (EP), which was elected in May. During the election to this new parliament the significant rise in eurosceptic parties...

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Alternative für Deutschland demonstration in Munich, August 30, 2013 (photo credit:

Where to Place New German Euroscepticism

February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bernhard Clemm     Two or three years ago, Germany seemed to be a safe haven for Europhiles. But with the crisis dragging on, the pro-European consensus has started to crumble, and dissent found...

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By: Afke Groen (guest contributor) Afke Groen reads for the research master in European Studies at Maastricht University, and is currently an intern at the Observatory of Parliaments after Lisbon (OPAL). She holds a BA...

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By: Elko BrummelmanFollow @ElkoBrummelman Elko Brummelman holds an MA in International Relations/ European Integration from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. ‘It’s a historical day, because today the liberation will start. From the European elite,...

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