Ukip may come top of the Europolls in Britain on 22 May. The Front National, which has a clear-cut fascist lineage, leads in pre-poll surveys in France. Right-wing populist “anti-European” parties will do well in other countries.
In Germany, the new, right-wing, and anti-euro AfD is at 6% or 7% scarcely a year after being launched.
Ironically, Greece, the country which has suffered most with cuts plans from the European Union and European Central Bank, is an exception.
There, many polls suggest that the left-wing party Syriza will for the first time run clearly ahead of the main right-wing