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European Parliamentary Elections 2014: Why Nigel Farange is Both Right and Gravely Wrong

In May of this year, the various nations comprising the EU held their parliamentary elections. Despite more moderate parties taking the majority of seats, the surge in popularity of far-right, anti-EU candidates in several countries made headlines, being termed as an “earthquake” in European politics.Denmark’s Danish People’s Party, France’s National Front, and other such parties in Greece, Italy, and Germany all elected far right candidates to the EU Parliament.

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