Tag Archives: eurosceptics

Why are Eurosceptics opposed to European democracy?

How can Eurosceptics claim that Europe is undemocratic, and then block the people’s choice of the Commission president? By James Bartholomeusz

An Appeal to Eurosceptics

With a day until the polls open, James Bartholomeusz addresses a letter to Eurosceptics, urging them to vote in favour of the European project.

EFD (Europe of Freedom and Democracy)

EFD, a right-wing Eurosceptic party is gaining ground, but has few clear policies aside from Euroscepticism. By Roisin Berghaus

German Court Declares 3% Election Threshold Unconstitutional

After the recent decision to refer ruling on the legality of the European Central Bank’s outright monetary transaction program (OMT) to the European level, Germany’s Constitutional Court has again made a decision with direct repercussions…

Hungary

The PDU looks at the current political landscape of Hungary in anticipation of the 2014 European Parliament Election? By Veronika Czina Accession to the European Union In the 1990s, Hungary was among those Central and Eastern…

Romania

In May 2014, Romania will be called to the European polling booth for the second time since accession to elect 33 new MEPs. In a country marked by corruption, political scandals and fragile coalition governments,…

Rivers of Blood Reloaded?

The PDU describes the real debates going on regarding “benefits tourism” and “poverty migration” and reviews possible solutions. By Benjamin Zeeb In a recent interview with the BBC UK business secretary Vince Cable likened the ongoing…

Luxembourg

The PDU kicks off its series in anticipation of the 2014 European Parliament elections with a profile of Luxembourg. By Korbinian Rueger For decades Luxembourg has been one of the most pro-European countries on the…

European Alliance for Freedom – A threat to Europe?

Although the parties of the European Alliance for Freedom do not necessarily have a lot in common in their national manifests, they are teaming up for the European Parliament elections. The PDU takes a close…

The Far-Right’s New Dream Team?

The PDU points out that the recent announcement of Marine LePen and Geert Wilders to join forces against “the monster in Brussels” for the 2014 European elections raises questions about the future of Euroscepticism and…