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The People’s Pledge campaign claims to be in favour of a referendum on EU membership. The European Movement does not support this campaign: while it is not necessarily against a referendum on further developments in the EU – should Britain join the euro, for example – the European Movement does not believe that a referendum… » read more

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By Petros Fassoulas Perhaps the flightless African bird does not deserve the reputation it has acquired but in terms of symbolism at least the British government’s reaction to the eurozone crisis resembles a lot the ostrich’s alleged tendency to bury its head in the ground when confronted with danger. Because there is no other way… » read more

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A bit of a problem!

I think it’s reasonable to say that the Euro election results present the European Movement with something of a challenge! The real joke is that pro-Europeans are taunted with representing the established view when in reality publishing pro-European sentiments is becoming like anti Soviet samizdat – passed furtively from hand to hand between dissidents! On… » read more

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The people have spoken, now that the results of the European elections are known. But what have they actually said? The Eurosceptic parties have, on the whole, done well. But is it meaningful to lump the Green party alongside the BNP in totalling up all the votes for the Eurosceptics? UKIP hides from no-one its… » read more

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