Right-wing populists think voters obsess about immigration. But that’s not the case.
Unlock Europe’s Majority
Viktor Orbán may reject the EU’s way of doing things. But the political maelstrom he has helped unleash could equally see him floored
Politicians from Macron to Di Maio have co-opted right-wing nationalist strategies in order to reach disillusioned voters. Instead, Europe's leaders must focus on crafting a new narrative ahead of May's EP elections.
Mark Leonard speaks with Susi Dennison, director of ECFR’s European Power programme, and Pawel Zerka, programme coordinator for European Power, about the upcoming European Parliament…
Summary With anti-Europeans on their way to winning more than one-third of seats in the next European Parliament, the stakes in the May 2019 election…
The European Parliament elections this May have been described as a make-or-break moment for the future of the European project – and for good reason. With plans to form a populist united front, Eurosceptic parties need only capture one-third of parliamentary seats to bring EU governance to a crawl.