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11.12.2018
From Corsica to Scotland: Autonomy in Europe As The Progressive Alternative

In overlooked parts of Europe, nationalism or regionalism is the basis for a progressive politics looking beyond the status quo.

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16.07.2018
Education as a New Political Divide

A new, educational divide has become visible in Western European democracies.

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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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