About John McCormick

John McCormick

John McCormick is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University in the United States.

About This Site

This is a site designed to encourage discussion about the benefits and advantages of the European Union, and to help students using my textbooks on the EU.

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Euroscepticism need not be eurofiction

It might be stating the obvious to say that we are unlikely to make much progress on the debate about Europe without first getting our facts right. And yet this is a point that seems to have been overlooked by many of its critics.

It happened again in a recent BBC interview with Nigel Farage, Continue reading..

Europe alone is not to blame

In the wake of all the bad news that continues to pour out of Europe, it is interesting to set aside the media reports for a moment and to consider the findings of opinion polls. Few such surveys offer a more extended set of data than Eurobarometer, and even a brief review of its biannual reports makes Continue reading..