Show Politics July 28, 2011
Mapping Europe's Political Shifts

Europe's looking a little blue these days. With 21 EU member states now leaning to the political right, Europe is experiencing a heavier Conservative movement than ever before. The Guardian created an interesting interactive video map that quickly scans the EU's political complexion over the past 38 years, since Britain joined the EEC.

Check it out here.

Where you see stars, you can click for more information about the country's political state at any given point during the time-lapse. Bite-sized history is a lot more fun to consume than an entire textbook.

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