January 29, 2014

Rise of 'Euro Tea Parties' Can't Be Ignored

Mark Kenny, Sydney Morning Herald

The Associated Press

In France, Greece, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, Britain, Germany, Sweden and Finland, anti-Europe parties are growing. They may well claim the lion's share of votes. Bundled as the ''European Tea Parties'', these populist movements differ on some policies but generally cohere over the need to dismantle the EU, scrap the Euro, and restore national currencies. Some contain violent elements, and others are more rhetorically vile.

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