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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.

How to lean in, and not fall over: the secret to the good (professional) life

How to lean in, and not fall over: the secret to the good (professional) life

A year after it sparked a global debate about women’s ability to corner the corner office, Sheryl Sandberg’s battle hymn for professional women, Lean...

Populist rhetoric: Front National

Populist rhetoric: Front National

This is the fourth of a series of briefings by Counterpoint leading up to the European Parliament elections.

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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...

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Developing a new language of persuasion: Counterpoint’s workshops on framing

With public distrust of expertise at an all-time high, and an increasing demand for transparency, the messages of carefully constructed campaigns can easily fail...

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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,...