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19.09.2017
Poles Apart

Despite provoking huge protests in recent years, Poland’s right-wing government does well in the polls – how can we account for this? Where is its liberal opposition and Brussels going wrong?

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04.09.2017
Germany’s Populists Win Discourses, Not Elections

Is right-wing populism really on its way out – or is it seeping into the mainstream? How can it be countered? An analysis in the wake of the upcoming elections.

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06.07.2017
From Power Sharing to Power Being Shared Out

The precarious equilibrium that exists in Northern Ireland’s politics is set to come under even greater strain as May seeks to form a new government in Westminster.

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19.06.2017
Greens in Government: A Headache for Internal Party Organisation

Being in government entails a swathe of singular and testing challenges that Greens have to be prepared for.

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12.05.2017
Investing in an Open Society – Why Autocrats Have Declared War on George Soros

Why is Hungary’s President Viktor Orbán cracking down on projects funded by Soros?

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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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11.04.2017
Finland Takes a Giant Green Leap

Finland’s municipal elections on 8th April saw the Finnish Green party win an unprecedented 12.4 per cent of votes across the country and right-wing and populist parties take a beating.

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06.04.2017
Cause for Concern: Why We Shouldn’t Feel Relieved After the Dutch Elections

Despite the expressions of relieved euphoria after the Dutch elections, there is little to celebrate.

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03.04.2017
Who Will Press the Reset Button First: Turkey or the EU?

The upcoming referendum in Turkey might give President Erdogan even greater power, threatening democratic rights in the country.

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01.04.2017
When Security Means Silence: States of Emergency and Political Protest

The democratic right to political protest faces a two-fold threat: a broadened definition of terrorism alongside an increasingly militarised form of policing, justified by a state of perpetual emergency.

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