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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 chic and healthy.

Plant-based diets are spreading throughout Europe, in different countries at different rates, and with mixed receptive audiences. This emerging trend is seeing a culturally diverse Europe find ways to adapt traditional cuisine to a growing market of vegans. Counterpoint gathered illustrative data on how European countries take up this trend differently.

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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...

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Bonne Année – Local realities of migration: emotions, institutions, conflict and cooperation

Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities across four European countries (France, Germany, Sweden and Italy), and here we set out...

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Tentacles of Circumstance: The Political Consequences of Inequality

To explore the complex effects of inequality on European societies, this collection brings together essays by scholars of economic history, sociology, psychology and philosophy....