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State of Populism in Europe 2020

Populism in Europe 2020 – ending a project of half a decade When the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) launched the Populism Tracker project jointly with the Budapest-based Policy Solutions in 2015, we set out to gauge the impact of these changing trends, to present their insights about this phenomenon to the wider public, […]

The State of Populism in Europe 2018

“Based on our Populism Tracker database, at the end of 2018, 30.3% of European likely voters would have voted for a populist party, in other words, over a quarter of the electorate supports some populist formation. A year ago, in December 2017, this ratio was somewhat lower at only 26.5%. Therefore, one can definitely not speak about […]

Progressive Answers to Populism

 Hungarian version available here  Progressive Answers to Populism in France Although, the problem of rising populism is becoming a more and more researched topic – FEPS and Policy Solutions joint research programme called “Populism Tracker” being a testament to this –, there are very few if any serious analyses that offer an antidote to populism. […]

Populism Report Special Edition: Sweden

After the election in the beginning of September 2018, Swedish politics has been deadlocked and Sweden is still without a government. For the time being Sweden is being governed by what is called an “interim government” and a new election in 2019 is still a distinct possibility. The principal reason for this deadlock is the […]

Populism Report Q3 2018

After the surge of European populists in the first half of 2018, the third quarter has been once again a blooming period for populist forces which seems to be worrying for the mainstream parties less than a year before the next European Elections. The rise of anti-establishment powers has mainly affected Eastern Europe, especially Latvia, […]

Populism Report Special Edition: Slovenia

In many respects, the Slovenian parliamentary elections of June 2018 followed a different trajectory than the election results of the neighbouring countries in Central and Southern Europe. In Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, rightwing populist forces gained power, and the public mood in these countries shifted visibly to the right. At first glance, it appears […]

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