Statement about the success of the French Front National in MDR Jump Radio

My Statement about the success of the French Front National (reasons, refugee Problem, German case) on the 7th December 2015 (in German): Listen here: http://www.mdr.de/mediathek/radio/mdr-jump/audio1344918_zc-1ce7208f_zs-77a05c12.html   MDR JUMP 07.12.2015, 12:10 Uhr Rechtsruck in Frankreich: Front National stärkste Kraft Drei Wochen nach den Terroranschlägen in Paris hat der rechtsextreme Front National die erste Runde der Regionalwahlen gewonnen. […]

A German Europe (Saksa Euroopa?) – opinion piece in the Estonian newspaper Postimees

A German Europe? (Saksa Euroopa?) – my comment for the Estonian newspaper Postimees, 7th August 2015, p. 13: http://pluss.postimees.ee/3285709/florian-hartleb-saksa-euroopa Latest with the EU-Greece crisis summit this July, a debate around a new German Europe has started. It seems even that the expression is currently on everyone’s lips. Anti-German sentiment that has been simmering in Greece […]

Opinion piece (“How the Greek drama is changing Europe”) on handelsblatt.com

How the Greek drama is changing Europe  My opinion piece for handelsblatt.com on 15th July 2015 GASTBEITRAG ZUR SCHULDENKRISE Wie das Griechenland-Drama Europa verändert Bei den zähen Griechenland-Gesprächen haben die europäischen und nationalen Eliten an Glaubwürdigkeit eingebüßt. Zu krass sind sie im Dickicht eigener Widersprüche verheddert. Ist Europa noch zu helfen? Ein Kommentar. Nach Einigung […]

Here to stay: anti-establishment parties in Europe

Here to stay: anti-establishment parties in European View, Martens Centre for European Studies, Brussels my article in Springer Link, download for freehttp://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12290-015-0348-4 Public attention has been drawn to the recent successes of the far right. This article claims that a new wave of anti-establishment parties has shaken European politics. A diverse array of outsiders from […]

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Consequences of Euroscepticism in the light of the European elections 2014

This study was made for the Deutsche Bank (with Nikolaus Heinen)   The recent development has triggered a response in both the party system and politics: numerous EU member countries now have political movements or parties that are often referred to in debate as “eurosceptics”. They reflect a broad spectrum of parties and groups ranging […]

Explaining the success of Right-wing populist parties in Europe

  updated short version with analytical conclusions 2014 here: with Karsten Grabow: Europa – No, thanks? Study on the rise of right-wing and nationalist populist parties, Sankt-Augustin/Berlin 2014. http://martenscentre.eu/sites/default/files/publication-files/kas_36200-544-2-30.pdf Review of the whole book in the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/politische-buecher/exposing-the-demagogues-ausgepraegter-euroskeptizismus-13232728.html   Europe’s right-wing and national populist parties are on the upswing, even despite […]

A thorn in the side of European elites. The new Euroscepticism

A thorn in the side of European elites. The new Euroscepticism, Brussels 2011.   The European project has recently reached a critical point, where a discussion on the fundamental objectives of the European Union has entered public debate. There are considerable concerns about a new Euroscepticism arising in response to recent developments, especially the Eurozone […]