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Two winners and many losers – Postcards from the Italian elections

By Marco Almagisti / 9 March, 2018

We will probably remember the Italian 2018 general election for the presence of “two winners”. In fact, the centre-right coalition got the most votes (37%) by combining the results for Lega (17.4%), Forza Italia (14%), Fratelli d’Italia (4.3) and Noi con Italia (1.3), but the top single party is the...

The German Extreme Right and the French Interpretation

By admin / 9 February, 2017

In recent days, the German Constitutional Court refused to ban the NDP and the AfD from gathering at Koblenz as part of the European National Populist Convention. The historian Nicolas Lebourg, a member of the Foundation’s Research Centre on political radicalism has conducted an analysis of these two events in...

New report on the state of populism in Q2 2016

By admin / 26 September, 2016

The new analysis of Policy Solutions shows that in the second quarter of 2016 most of the populist parties in Europe still stand at the same level of support as in the previous quarter. Their popularity remained unchanged or modified only within the margin of error for standard polls. The...

The most ‘successful’ populist parties in government

By admin / 8 September, 2016

In this analysis of Policy Solutions, the performance of the most popular populist parties in government was examined. During the first half of 2016, out of the four most popular governing populists two continued to increase their supports (Law and Justice in Poland and Fidesz in Hungary), meanwhile the other...

Populism in Q1 2016: new analysis on the Progressive Post

By admin / 8 September, 2016

After a seemingly inexorable rise, the populist surge that has characterised most of Europe in the last years seems to have come to a standstill for now. As compared to the dynamic growth of many populists in 2015, the last few months have been marked by a standstill or even...

State of populism in 2015: Annual report released

By admin / 8 September, 2016

FEPS and Policy Solutions released its first report on the state of populism in Europe. The analysis clearly shows that 2015 can be definitely marked as a “breakthrough” for populist parties. They captured with significant support in the opinion polls of 26 of the 28 EU member states. In nine...

The populism tracker : the new progpost partnership

By admin / 12 July, 2016

The Populism Tracker of The Progressive Post aims at becoming the most comprehensive rubrique investigating the trends of populism in all the countries of the European Union. The website is operated by FEPS and Policy Solutions. Go to spotlights > Populism tracker

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