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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29.03.2017
Green for the People

How do we define populism? How did it influnce the Dutch elections, and what can Green parties learn from it?

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28.03.2017
The Other People

Erica Meijers unpacks the concept of ‘the people’ at the heart of populist movement’s message, and argues that a look at its theological roots can help to understand and subvert it.

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27.03.2017
Caroline Lucas MP: ‘Missed Opportunities’ by EU Led to Brexit

An interview with Green Party of England & Wales co-leader & MP Caroline Lucas.

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22.03.2017
Dutch Elections: A Victory Over the Nexiters?

An assessment of the Netherlands’ recent general elections – a victory for the pro-europeans against the ‘Nexiters’?

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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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