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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.

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.

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Re-imagining the Open Society in the Digital Age: A Bridges Project Position Paper

The guiding question for the 2019 Bridges Retreat is a broad one: if emerging digital societies supported social well-being and liberal democracy, what would...

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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...