List of posts on the European Union
The EU elections (June 2009): Some anti-EU parties really are "far-right"; others are not.
The EU elections (2) (June 2009): Election results show the magnitude of mass discontent with the EU.
Europe's crisis: the people will be heard (January 2011): The EU, as its own founder acknowledged, was always designed to unify Europe by deceiving the masses.
Political upheaval in Finland (April 2011): An early example of revolt against sclerotic consensus politics.
European resistance (June 2011): Revolt spreads, south and north.
Land of discontent (October 2011): The worst examples of, and damage from, Republican-style austerity policies are in southern Europe, not the US -- and people are getting angry.
Europe: the empire vs. the nations (November 2011): The EU's war on democracy and national sovereignty comes out into the open.
The EU delusion (December 2011): Claims of an emerging trans-national "European identity" reveal staggering levels of arrogance and self-delusion.
Britain's new defiance (December 2011): Early signs of resistance.
The liberation of Europe (April 2012): Further signs of resistance.
The liberation of Europe -- France leads the way (April 2012): Socialism wins, nationalism emerges.
The liberation of Europe -- socialism rising (May 2012): Socialism is a revolt against the EU's disastrous austerity policies.
The euro crisis -- the basics (May 2012): The EU's chronically problem-plagued common currency, and why the EU can't be like the US.
Bullies blind and oblivious (April 2013): Historical memory and the sinister psychology behind the EU's cruel austerity policies.
France's nationalist wave (March 2014): The stances of Marine Le Pen's National Front party, and the reasons for its success.
Nationalism resurgent, from Donetsk to Donegal (May 2014): A "political earthquake" brings wins for anti-EU forces everywhere.
Cultural nationalism (June 2014): Nationalism can take forms other than political -- this post uses examples from Britain.
Europe's refugee problem in perspective (September 2015): The intense political reaction to Middle Eastern refugees in Europe belies the relatively small number of those who have gone there.
Declaration of independence? (June 2016): The issues in the British referendum.
Independence!! (June 2016): The land of my ancestors finally votes to leave this anti-democratic project.