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The Rise of Climate Populism – New project

Observers of populism have noted a shift in the past few years: while migration and immigration are still at the of heart populist rhetoric,...

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Re-imagining the Open Society in the Digital Age: A Bridges Project Position Paper

The guiding question for the 2019 Bridges Programme is a broad one: how can emerging digital societies support social well-being and liberal democracy? what...

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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

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The European Way of Digital

Counterpoint and OSEPI have launched a new Bridges publication, The European Way of Digital.   Europeans worry about how digital technology is changing their...

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Re-imagining the Open Society in the Digital Age: A Bridges Project Position Paper

The guiding question for the 2019 Bridges Programme is a broad one: how can emerging digital societies support social well-being and liberal democracy? what...

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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...