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29.04.2014 Televised debate  The rise of Euroscepticism The Stream looks at the emergence of anti-EU parties ahead of the European parliamentary elections. Is the very idea of the European Union under threat? EU Parliament elections are coming up and, according to opinion polls, the far-right is projected to do well. Right-wing Eurosceptic parties have been on the rise in recent years, but ahead of these elections there are renewed concerns about their impact on the European Union. We look at what may happen if the EU Parliament gets a sizable coalition of far-right Eurosceptics at 1930GMT. In this episode of The Stream, we speak with: Paul Oakley  @PaulJamesOakley Member of the European Parliament Candidate for London Abdul Turay  @abdul_turay British politician and journalist, standing for European Parliament in Estonia Amelia Andersdotter  @teirdes  Member of the European Parliament, representing the Swedish Pirate Part
Social Democrats are solid as a rock  Ansip through the Eyes of a Reporter Quiet Storm About the local Election in October 2013 . Descendants of a gang of pirates In defence of the British monarchy  Mere Anarchy Promoting Estonia's young anarchists.  Cut it Out  About immigration. Frankly I am getting tired of the issue. Britain and Referenda   Why Cameron will lose the next election and we will have a government more favourable to Europe and Estonia... Chartist versus the World It was just perfect timing, I write a book discussing amongst other things, whether Estonian political culture is failing on not, and a month later, some of the country's leading minds, let's call them the chartists, get together and say categorical that failing it IS! ..   A Black  President for a Small White Nation II An opinion piece. The title is self-explanatory. About the 2009 local elections in Estonia. Four years ago I outraged the nation when I suggested in my first Postime