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Facing the populist challenge: outlook and strategies

Facing the populist challenge: outlook and strategies

Marley Morris analyses how Europe's mainstream should respond to a strong performance by populist parties at the European Parliament elections

Should Europe impose sanctions on Russia?

Should Europe impose sanctions on Russia?

Counterpoint contributes to the debate on whether Europe should or should not impose sanctions on Russia in City A.M. – read the article here.

Populist rhetoric: the Dutch PVV

Populist rhetoric: the Dutch PVV

This is the first of a series of briefings by Counterpoint leading up to the European Parliament elections. These briefings are designed to help...

Immigration, Insecurity and Unemployment in the French Media

Immigration, Insecurity and Unemployment in the French Media

On 12 March Counterpoint and the Laboratoire Communication et Politique (LCP) held a seminar in Paris to present the findings of the French chapter...

Counterpoint in the FT and City A.M.

Counterpoint in the FT and City A.M.

Counterpoint contributes to Financial Times and City A.M. articles on populism.

The George Lakoff Interview in The Guardian

The George Lakoff Interview in The Guardian

You can find Zoe Williams’ interview with George Lakoff in the Guardian here.

How to Reframe Human Rights in the UK? Focus on the Hidden Cultural Codes

How to Reframe Human Rights in the UK? Focus on the Hidden Cultural Codes

Giulio Carini explores how to reframe human rights

Populism at the European Parliament Elections

Populism at the European Parliament Elections

On November 13 Geert Wilders and Marine Le Pen held a joint press conference to discuss potential collaboration at the European Parliament elections. Here...

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The Italian Job:  learning to cope with populists?

We are at turning point in the way in which the mainstream deals with populists.   For those of us who have been studying...

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Bonne Année – Local realities of migration: emotions, institutions, conflict and cooperation

Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities across four European countries (France, Germany, Sweden and Italy), and here we set out...

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Tentacles of Circumstance: The Political Consequences of Inequality

To explore the complex effects of inequality on European societies, this collection brings together essays by scholars of economic history, sociology, psychology and philosophy....