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Counterpoint hosts regular events across the world and publishes a variety of articles, news items and briefs. On this page you will find all of these including Counterpoints, our flagship series of commentary pieces

Rationality, Emotion and the Future of Europe

“The mistake is to assume that policymakers can simply choose between two perspectives – either voting with their pocketbooks while setting their emotions aside, or throwing a tantrum and accepting the consequences.”  In a piece that fits neatly with our Counterpoint approach, our associate Erik Jones points to the main pitfall on this crucial weekend.

Read it here on his blog.

 

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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...