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09.05.2017
What is Needed is a Progressive Vision of National Sovereignty

Rather than letting the Right monopolise the idea of national sovereignty, the Left must construct a progressive vision of it and centre it in their politics.

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01.04.2017
Genesis of Fear: The Case of Slovenia

How can we account for the perception among Slovenia’s general population that migrants pose a threat?

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01.04.2017
The Economics of Fear: How Orbán Profits from Insecurities

By playing upon fears linked to social insecurities and loss of national identity, as well as threats to national security, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán seeks to position himself as the sole protector of his nation.

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01.04.2017
The Categorical Mistake of “Looking for an Answer to National Populism”

In the face of rising national populism, rather than seeking to combat these forces on their own terms, Green and progressive politicians can instead turn to a far more effective rhetorical tool.

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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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27.01.2017
Where do we go from here? Austrian Greens after Van der Bellen’s victory

Alexander Van der Bellen’s election as president was a boost for Austrian Greens, but many challenges lie ahead.

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23.01.2017
“A coalition is not a love match” – Interview with Ralf Fücks

A discussion with Ralf Fücks, outgoing president of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, on the situation in Germany, coalitions with Merkel & the rise of the AfD.

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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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20.01.2017
The Cost of Making America Great Again

As Trump steps into the White House, does this signal the end of US soft power? And if so, what could this mean for Europe and the rest of the world?

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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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