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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...

Populist Fantasies: European revolts in context

Populist Fantasies: European revolts in context

Counterpoint today releases an edited volume on populism across Europe as part of the “Recapturing Europe’s Reluctant Radicals” project, supported by the Open Society...

Counterpoint interview with George Lakoff

Counterpoint Interview with Professor George Lakoff

Counterpoint recently hosted cognitive linguist George Lakoff from the University of California, Berkeley. In the following interview Professor Lakoff discusses how our brains work...

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Historic errors set in stone

Public monuments seem to have become the lightning rod of our cultural wars: from Robert E Lee, to Cecil Rhodes, to intimations that Nelson...

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Developing a new language of persuasion: Counterpoint’s workshops on framing

With public distrust of expertise at an all-time high, and an increasing demand for transparency, the messages of carefully constructed campaigns can easily fail...

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Europe’s riddle: Migration, community experiences and public opinion

Counterpoint examines the local experience of migration and integration across five European countries in light of continuing migration into Europe. Our research in Sweden,...