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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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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,...