Thursday June 4, 2020

Migrant crisis could prove undoing of EU

Tensions over migration, and opposition to it, are striking at the heart of the European Union’s political and social purpose

2nd September, 2018

If you think the European Union’s horizon will brighten significantly post-Brexit, just wait. There may be a crisis of existential dimensions awaiting us all in 2019. The migration crisis.

Starting on May 23, 2019, the EU’s 27 remaining states will go to the polls. Traditionally, European elections have been low-key affairs; many voters down the years have seemingly remained unconvinced about the importance of the European Parliament itself.

This has been reflected in many countries,...

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