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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
ukip.org

Abdul Turay @abdul_turay
British politician and journalist, standing for European Parliament in Estonia
estoniatoday.blogspot.com

Amelia Andersdotter @teirdes 
Member of the European Parliament, representing the Swedish Pirate Party
ameliaandersdotter.eu
Sakari Puisto
Member of European Parliament Candidate for the True Finns Party
sakaripuisto.fi
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