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Shameful Voting

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Evidence suggests that voters for populist right parties are often ashamed to report their preferences, hampering accurate polling. Read Counterpoint's analysis.

Finnish Election: Analysis

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Although Soini came fourth, we should not read this as the beginning of the end for The Finns. Read more about Counterpoint's...

Finns go to the polls on Sunday

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Indications are that the True Finns won't match their successes of last year. But who really are the True Finns, and why...

A Women at the Oslo Bomb Blast, Norway

Norwegian Lessons

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Counterpoint's response to July's tragedy in Norway, and an exploration of what it can teach us about elite behaviour, cultural conservatism and...

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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,...