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Euroscepticism: an ideology, a feeling, or a political attitude?

Posted: May 2, 2014 at 08:07   /   Portugal

Since the Carnation Revolution in 1974, Portugal has always been a country that has lived peacefully. But since the beginning of the economic crisis, the country is once more rebelling against authorities. by Lucía de la Sierra LISBON – The Portuguese go out on the streets and demonstrate very often. They are fed up with […]

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Pseudo-euroscepticism: German thoughts, EU implications

Posted: May 1, 2014 at 11:08   /   Germany

Founded just over a year ago, the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) promises Germany an alternative: a way out of the eurozone, a redefined immigration policy, and a less invasive EU. Their rhetoric is not as rash as Marine Le Pen’s Front National in France, or Nigel Farage’s Ukip in the UK—this is a party of […]

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German euroscepticism: a story of immigration and indifference

Posted: April 30, 2014 at 19:07   /   Germany

Although Germany is hardly known for its negative view of Europe, recent events in the country may point to the opposite. While youth unemployment is going down, the German government is increasingly trying to introduce new measures to limit young people from abroad coming in. by Sofia Gerganova Youth unemployment usually lays the groundwork for growing nationalist […]

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Video: Ataka, euroscepticism and the Bulgarian youth

Posted: April 30, 2014 at 17:14   /   Bulgaria

Ataka is the main Eurosceptic party in the country. The leader of the party, Valen Siderov is a very controversial character. Provocative, anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish, his face is everywhere on black and red posters in the city. Siderov’s eyes watching you wherever you stand, like a modern Big Brother. Valen Siderov used to be a […]

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