“Quo Vadis” Europe? 28 January, 2017

European states are falling down one after another like dominoes, in a spiral of rising conservatism. In this process, 2017 signifies an important turning point. 

This year, the United Kingdom will take more steps closer to Brexit while general and/or presidential elections will be observed in many European countries like the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, and Slovenia. If we consider Germany as trying to hold on like a robust fortress, it is possible to maintain that the other abovementioned countries plus Spain, Sweden, Poland and Greece have increasingly embraced anti-EU and nationalist policies. 

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