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Education, education, education!

Education, education, education!

Kirstie Allsopp’s misguided advice to girls to ditch the degree You may have noticed something of a storm in a media-stirred teacup recently. Kirstie...

After the elections – the European political groups

After the elections – the European political groups

Our analysis of the different populist groupings in the European Parliament

After the elections

After the elections

Our new charts explore what the European election results could mean for populism in the European Parliament

Shaping the vote: politics and populism in the media

Shaping the vote: politics and populism in the media

On 15 May, Counterpoint held the discussion panel Shaping the vote: politics and populism in the media. The event took place at the Lecture Theatre...

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Disengagement, division and the ‘peasants’ revolt’

Analysing the results of the European Parliament elections

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Counterpoint’s visual tool for comparing populists at the European elections

Our visual tool aims to rate the dangers posed by populist parties

Populist Rhetoric: Austrian Freedom Party

Populist Rhetoric: Austrian Freedom Party

This is the fifth in a series of briefings leading up to the European Parliament elections.

New pamphlet on Norwegian populism

New pamphlet on Norwegian populism

Today we launch a new pamphlet by the FT's Martin Sandbu

Interactive map on right-wing populism in Europe

Interactive map on right-wing populism in Europe

We have worked with the Telegraph to produce an infographic exploring right-wing populism in Europe.

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

We have just launched our new report comparing local realities of migration in Europe.  Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities...

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Tentacles of Circumstance: The Political Consequences of Inequality

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

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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...