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Cultural anxiety, class and populism

Counterpoint’s Catherine Fieschi recently contributed an expert briefing paper to a Policy Network seminar on Populism, Extremism and the Mainstream.

“Separating economic and cultural concerns about immigration will suppress the left’s chances of addressing citizens’ anxieties. The forms of right-wing populism that have emerged across Europe are a powerful reminder of how culture and economics can merge into powerful expressions of class.”

The read it in full here

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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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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...