The European Parliament will hold elections May 23-26. Anti-EU parties are expected to gain ground. A group known as The Movement is working to elect more populists. “Eurosceptic” parties from Italy, Germany, Finland and Denmark have formed an alliance in hopes of becoming the European Parliament’s strongest faction.
Amandine Crespy, a professor at the Free University of Brussels, expects center-left parties to recede. She expects the center-right to minimize its losses while the far right continues to rise.
Who could have thought this is where Europe would be today?
Ten years ago, socionomist Brian Whitmer warned of the emerging threats to Europe’s status quo.
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