If SPD delegates and members give Merkel’s coalition proposals the go-ahead, the resulting government in Berlin would be staunchly pro-EU, agreeing to significant leaps into further integration. In short, eurosceptics should care deeply about what’s going on in Germany.
Calls for a second referendum on EU membership persist, with some suggesting that the British electorate should keep “an open mind” about reversing Brexit. There’s nothing wrong about keeping an open mind, but there’s also nothing open-minded about reversing Brexit.
Much has been said about the consequences of Brexit on Ireland. However, far too little attention has been given to the threats posed to Ireland by continued EU membership. This blog post provides a primer on how EU membership has benefited Ireland so far, and how these benefits cannot last if Ireland remains a member state.
Since Brexit, there has been no shortage of events marking the ongoing struggle against European integration. In this regard, 2018 will be no different. Indeed, this year promises some of the most important challenges to ever closer union yet. The following list includes the top five things eurosceptics should keep an eye on this year.