Eric Reguly, European bureau chief for The Globe and Mail, comments on what the EU elections might mean in light of the growing populist sentiment in Europe.
Members of the European Parliament —or MEPs— are elected once every 5 years. The 751 Members meet in Strasbourg, France – the official seat of the European Parliament.
We hear from voters on the streets of London about what the European elections and EU membership mean for them.
Rosa Balfour, senior fellow in the Europe program at The German Marshall Fund of the United States, looks more broadly at the forces at play in the coming European elections.
We hear from voters on the streets of Paris about what the European elections and EU membership mean for them.
Helena Chmielewska-Szlajfer, assistant professor at Kozminski University in Warsaw, talks about the broad support the EU has in Poland, despite the ongoing criticism within the country of certain aspects of the union.
In a recent Eurobarometer poll, 48% of Europeans said they don’t trust the EU, while 42% of them do. 62% support a European economic and monetary union with one single currency, the Euro.
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