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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...

Immigration, Insecurity and Unemployment in the French Media

Immigration, Insecurity and Unemployment in the French Media

On 12 March Counterpoint and the Laboratoire Communication et Politique (LCP) held a seminar in Paris to present the findings of the French chapter...

Counterpoint in the FT and City A.M.

Counterpoint in the FT and City A.M.

Counterpoint contributes to Financial Times and City A.M. articles on populism.

The George Lakoff Interview in The Guardian

The George Lakoff Interview in The Guardian

You can find Zoe Williams’ interview with George Lakoff in the Guardian here.

Post-Davos note: the paradox of the populist threat

Post-Davos note: the paradox of the populist threat

Catherine Fieschi on why populism is really a threat for markets and politics

BBA Breakfast Briefing

BBA Breakfast Briefing

On the morning of February 4th we are chairing a breakfast briefing with the British Bankers’ Association on populism and the European Parliament elections

How to Reframe Human Rights in the UK? Focus on the Hidden Cultural Codes

How to Reframe Human Rights in the UK? Focus on the Hidden Cultural Codes

Giulio Carini explores how to reframe human rights

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Conspiracy Theories and the Media

Counterpoint's seminar with Slate.fr on the relationship between conspiracy theories and the media.

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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...

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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...