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Populist politics and the media: a comparative study

What part has the media played in the rise of populist politics and populist politicians in Europe?  For many the media in its various...

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How firm is UKIP’s support? (again)

There’s no denying it: UKIP’s rise in the past three years has been remarkable. In the 2010 general election, UKIP scored a measly 3...

After the elections

After the elections

Our new charts explore what the European election results could mean for populism in the European Parliament

Trust and conspiracy theories

Trust and conspiracy theories

In May, Counterpoint published a report on the French public’s interest in conspiracy theories. The findings were striking – 1 in 2 people believed...

Przygody Polaków z demokracją

Our Reluctant Radicals country pamphlet on Poland by Marek Beylin

Stagioni del populismo italiano

Stagioni del populismo italiano by Gianni Riotta

Ten Paths to Populism

Ten Paths to Populism: How Silent Finland Became a Playing Field for Loud Populism by Johanna Korhonen

The Roots of Contemporary Populism in the Netherlands

The Roots of Contemporary Populism in the Netherlands by Yvonne Zonderop

National Populism and Xenophobia in Greece

National Populism and Xenophobia in Greece by Aristos Doxiadis and Manos Matsaganis

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The roots of contemporary populism in the Netherlands

In light of this week’s elections in The Netherlands, here is something we published a couple of years ago on the rise of Dutch...

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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 the 2014-2015 migration crisis. Our research in Sweden,...

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The wide open space of the French elections

This is a good time to review the dynamics of what is turning out to be a much more open field than anyone would...