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10.03.2017
The Dutch General Elections: The Calm Before the Storm?

Do the Dutch elections represent a return to political ‘normalcy’ or is it a façade, and is it about to crumble or it is masking deeper changes?

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28.02.2017
“Our World Can be Different if We Are Not Indifferent”

Inspiration from beyond Europe, from Rajagopal, renowned Indian activist who is planning a protest walk from Delhi to Geneva.

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10.02.2017
Defeating National Populism: Lessons from Austria and Portugal

Can Austria and Portugal provide clues as to which conditions are needed for progressive forces to flourish?

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23.01.2017
Poland: a Vicious Cycle of Disdain

Poland’s increasingly polarised political discourse, an increasing state grip on the media, and how to break the pattern.

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09.01.2017
The EU needs real pan-European politics to survive

How to counter the problems of a ‘half-finished Europe’? Interview with Raphaël Glucksmann & Monica Frassoni.

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20.12.2016
Working Together: Could Progressive Alliances Change the Game in UK Politics?

A recent breakthrough illustrates how forming political alliances could be a path to power for progressive forces in the UK.

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17.11.2016
Populism, Nationalism, and Transnationalism

An interview with Benjamin de Cleen on nationalism versus populism in Europe, the Flemish far-right, and the limits of the cordon sanitaire.

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28.10.2016
A constant need for vigilance

Joanna Maycock explains why women’s rights are first in the firing line in times of crisis.

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05.10.2016
“We need to bring back the sublime in politics”

The anti-government protests in Poland seem quite disconnected from the legacy of Solidarity, which seems to have been left behind, while it remains to be seen whether the emergence of new political actors signals a genuine shift in the political landscape. An interview with Sociologist Jan Sowa by Claudia Ciobanu.

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20.09.2016
Is Europe’s old order too big to fail?

Are the two major party blocs that have dominated European politics since the immediate post-WWII period too big to fail? The evidence suggests not — so what are they going to do about it?

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