The European Union has been losing support among Europeans in recent years – but it's not all because of anti-immigrant attitudes.
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Most of the conversation about Euroskepticism centers on the increase in xenophobic, anti-immigrant rhetoric and a rise in support for far-right political parties. But the EU is criticized by groups across the political spectrum. So what are some of the other criticisms of the EU?
Learn more here:
New York Times. “Voting on European Integration: A Long History of Skepticism.” https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/19/world/europe/europe-integration-timeline.html?_r=0
Jacobin. “The Roots of the European Union.” https://jacobinmag.com/2017/03/european-union-wwii-trade-monnett-merkel-trump
The Guardian. “The Man Who Brought You Brexit.” https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/sep/29/daniel-hannan-the-man-who-brought-you-brexit
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