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Shameful Voting

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

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

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

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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Decoding cultures and making sense of context

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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...


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...

Red bus europe

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,...