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Monday, 3 June 2013

UKIP – a nationalist response to unfettered globalisation

'UKIP is not an isolated phenomenon, but a nationalist response to the unfettered globalisation which has been the dominant ideology since the mid 1990′s. Though much of the left argued that the global world order needed global rules to protect people’s livelihood, it is in the main the regressive and nationalist right that is the political beneficiary of the chaos that has ensued,' writes Giampi Alhadeff former European Parliamentary Labour Party Secretary General: