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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.

We need to talk about Europe

We Need to Talk About Europe

Our new short film on populism ahead of the European Parliament elections.

Populist rhetoric: UKIP

Populist rhetoric: UKIP

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

Populist sentiments in the Dutch media

Populist sentiments in the Dutch media

This public seminar presents our most recent publication from the project Nurturing populism?

Populist rhetoric: Lega Nord

Populist rhetoric: Lega Nord

This is the second of a series of briefings by Counterpoint leading up to the European Parliament elections. These briefings are designed to help...

Facing the populist challenge: outlook and strategies

Facing the populist challenge: outlook and strategies

Marley Morris analyses how Europe's mainstream should respond to a strong performance by populist parties at the European Parliament elections

Should Europe impose sanctions on Russia?

Should Europe impose sanctions on Russia?

Counterpoint contributes to the debate on whether Europe should or should not impose sanctions on Russia in City A.M. – read the article here.

Ukraine, Russia and Putin: The force of revivalism and the price of commitment

Ukraine, Russia and Putin: The force of revivalism and the price of commitment

Catherine Fieschi analyses the current situation in Ukraine

Populist rhetoric: the Dutch PVV

Populist rhetoric: the Dutch PVV

This is the first of a series of briefings by Counterpoint leading up to the European Parliament elections. These briefings are designed to help...

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Inequality

A new Bridges pamphlet is coming out! The Tentacles of Circumstance: the Political Consequences of Inequality

In January we will be launching our new Bridges Project publication on the political consequences of inequality.  As usual, our approach is multidisciplinary.  The...

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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...