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The roots of contemporary populism in the Netherlands

Here is something we published a couple of years ago on the rise of Dutch populism, its relationship to inequality and to deep cultural...

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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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Compassionate Consumption: How Veganism is taking over Western Europe

As diverse as it is interconnected, Europe is taking on plant-based eating with a cross-continental wave of enthusiasm as the movement rebrands itself as...

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A very British response to a European crisis

In a new regular column for Chatham House’s magazine The World Today, Catherine Fieschi looks at how national characteristics are reflected in the way...

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A new dawn Brexits? our take on the EU referendum result

In light of yesterday’s EU referendum results and Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union, Catherine Fieschi, Counterpoint’s founding Director, answers some questions...

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Populism and geopolitical risk: what investors and policy-makers need to know

In this Citigroup panel on populist politics and geopolitical risk held before the US elections, Catherine Fieschi, Counterpoint’s founding Director, answered some of the...

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Re-thinking the European “we”: The Bridges Retreat 2016

Counterpoint uses different formats to bring insights on social and cultural dynamics to the attention of decision-makers. One of them is the Bridges Project....

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After Paris: Cosmopolitix

“To the extent that risk is experienced as omnipresent, there are only three possible reactions: denial, apathy or transformation.  (…) The third is the...

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Au revoir papa!

Jean Marie Le Pen announced today that he would not stand in the regional electionsto be held in December 2015.  This suggests that Marine...

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River Europe Canals Netherlands Bike Amsterdam

The roots of contemporary populism in the Netherlands

Here is something we published a couple of years ago on the rise of Dutch populism, its relationship to inequality and to deep cultural...

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

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The wide open space of the French elections

So far, so good.  But what could go wrong in round 2? This is a good time to review the dynamics of the French...