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by Kira Huju, former Chair of the Young European Movement London Those who were hoping that the upsurge of The Finns Partyfour years ago was a fleeting outburst of euroscepticgrandstanding were in for an exhaustive disillusionment onApril 19th 2015. Based on the results of the Finnish parliamentary elections, it seems safe to state that the… » read more

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by Petros Fassoulas, Vice-Chair of the European Movement UK (This article first appeared in the Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft Journal) The political stakes in electoral contests tent to be high. Europe has certainly seen its fair share of elections recently where the outcome would define the political landscape way beyond the confines of a Parliament’s… » read more

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By Rebecca Harding, CEO of Delta Economics and member of the European Movement’s National Council/// The foundations upon which the European Union was built suddenly look vulnerable. The 1957 Treaty of Rome and its predecessor, the 1951 Treaty of Paris, laid out two founding principles: firstly, to establish a Customs Union across the Member States… » read more

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by Kevin Hannon, Chairman of the European Movement’s Midlands Branch// “Where the enemies breed destructions, sow seeds of startling lights.” Ben Okri The results of the EP elections will have caused dismay in many European capitals and no doubt in Washington. In Moscow they will have an opposite effect. President Putin must be delighted to… » read more

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By Lord Wallace, Lords government Whip responsible for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office/// There’s a wide gap between the debate leading up to the Euro-elections and the similarly confused public debate about Britain’s foreign policy and security priorities. For UKIP and some on the Conservative Right, France and Germany represent threats to British sovereignty, to… » read more

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