Tag Archives: Europe

Western Europe Tracker 29.11.12

Belgium The Oxonian Globalist: A Splitting Headache. ‘Guy Bud examines the influence of the separatist New Flemish Alliance in Belgian politics, and asks what the future holds for this divided country. Outside the church of Saint Lutgard in Tongeren, a sleepy Belgian provincial town, is a billboard covered in publicity for the dozens of regional […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 29.11.12

Research: Exeter University: Attitudes towards security threats uncovered. ‘New research has revealed a significant gap between what the government claims are the biggest security threats facing the UK and the fears of the population. Terrorism is not perceived as the most important threat to everyday life despite claims by policy makers. Politics researchers at the Universities of Exeter […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 27.11.12

Czech Republic: Deutsche Welle: Integration Dinners expand across Europe. ‘Would you open your doors – and your dinner table – to immigrant families? In the Czech Republic, a project called Next Door Family aims to connect disparate communities, via food.’ Greece: Huffington Post: Gay People Living in Fear in Greece. ‘What was supposed to be a […]

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The paradox of nationalism: the common denominator of radical right and radical left Euroscepticism

By Daphne Halikiopoulou, Kyriaki Nanou and Sofia Vasilopoulou Radical right-wing and radical left-wing parties have consistently opposed the project of European integration and have succeeded not only in distinguishing themselves from mainstream parties on this dimension, but have also managed to mobilise voters in European Parliament elections and win considerable support. What can explain the […]

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Western Europe Tracker 09.11.12

Europe Gatestone Institute: Secessions That Will Redraw Europe. ‘As the richer center-right regions are increasingly unwilling to pay for the poorer leftist regions, the strain on multi-ethnic nations in Europe is growing. We might very well see an entirely different Europe – with a handful of new nations – five years from now. Washington would […]

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Western Europe Tracker 05.11.12

Europe The Independent: Separatists gaining ground in Europe. ‘As debt-burdened European governments struggle to overcome the disparities in their still-imperfect union, old demons of regional separatism have surged anew in recent months, raising another unwelcome challenge to the continent’s traditional nation-states.’ France The Scottish Herald: Same-sex marriage will hurt French society, says cardinal. ‘A leading […]

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Western Europe Tracker 30.10.12

Europe The Christian Science Monitor: Is Europe really on the brink? ‘Europe’s biggest crisis in the postwar era is not just about the economy. It’s about a search for identity – and a rationale for staying unified. In America, the crisis is largely viewed as an economic story channeled through CNBC and Bloomberg – as […]

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Western Europe Tracker 16.10.12

Analysis Reuters: Europe’s separatists gain ground in crisis. ‘From the Pyrennean pastures of Catalonia to the heathery highlands of Scotland, separatists are gaining ground as Europe’s economic crisis deepens, but this does not necessarily mean there will be more national flags on the map.’ Germany Business World Online: German city battles elusive new-look neo-Nazis. ‘Germany’s […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 12.10.12

Research: Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism: Europe’s experience in countering radicalisation: approaches and challenges. ‘Since the mid-2000s, several European countries have developed comprehensive counter-radicalisation programs as part of their counter-terrorism strategies, seeking to de-radicalise or disengage committed militants and, with even greater intensity, prevent the radicalisation of new ones. This article describes the genesis, […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 09.10.12

Greece: Sydney Morning Herald: Greece’s dawn of darkness. ‘Out of the ruins of Greece’s economy has risen a party of vigilantes who prey on immigrants, writes Liz Alderman in Athens.’   France 24: Athens anti-fascist motorcades: “Until the police protect immigrants, we’ll do it for them”. ‘Over the past few months, as Greece has sunk […]

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