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Defeating Marine Le Pen on Sunday will be a relief—but what next?

It might be a little early to say I told you so, but Macron will win on Sunday, and Marine Le Pen will be...

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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,...

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The wide open space of the French elections

This is a good time to review the dynamics of the French presidential elections.  The results will dramatically impact EU cohesion, the possibility of...

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The Bridges Project: Different thinking for a different politics?

2016 will be remembered as a political turning point for Western democracies: Brexit further shattered a fragile Europe and Trump’s unlikely rise to power...

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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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Reframing the Issue of Migration in Sweden: A Bridges Project Workshop

The most recent Bridges Project event was a workshop held for the Swedish Ministry of Justice.  The workshop focussed on understanding public attitudes toward...

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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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The politics of a handshake

Our take on the significance of the political gesture, be it a handshake or a peck, in the Chatham House magazine The World Today

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French-elections-2017-Emmanuel-Macron-what-mean-Brexit-UK-relations-912634

Defeating Marine Le Pen on Sunday will be a relief—but what next?

It might be a little early to say I told you so, but Macron will win on Sunday, and Marine Le Pen will be...

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,...

French-elections-2017-Emmanuel-Macron-what-mean-Brexit-UK-relations-912634

The wide open space of the French elections

This is a good time to review the dynamics of the French presidential elections.  The results will dramatically impact EU cohesion, the possibility of...