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Nov 21 2019

Do political divides translate into social divides? Winners and losers of globalisation

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By Marc Helbling and Sebastian Jungkunz Over the years globalisation has led to major socio-political change that led to the emergence of a new cleavage between those who profit from it and those who suffer from the negative consequences thereof. Marc Helbling and Sebastian … Continue reading

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Mar 23 2017

The Gaps of Nations & The Rise of Far-Right Populism

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By Marion Laboure and Juergen Braunstein The Brexit vote and more recently the US presidential election suggest a noticeable rise of populism. Marion Laboure and Juergen Braunstein argue that this trend is not new. For example, Austrian Chancelor Schuessel’s invitation … Continue reading

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Jun 16 2016

Capitalism Today: The Austrian Presidential Election and the State of the Right and the Left in Europe

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By Christian Fuchs Europe Today – Capitalism Today Europe is in a crisis. Capitalism’s contradictions resulted in a new world economic crisis that exploded in 2008. Governments have bailed out banks and have protected the rich and transnational corporations, while … Continue reading

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Nov 2 2015

As Europe looks fearfully outside, its liberal democracy is under attack from within

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By Cas Mudde Liberal democracy in Europe is under threat once more. This time, however, the threat comes from within the European elite. What can be done to remedy this situation?  If one believes the international media, then the “refugee … Continue reading

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Aug 28 2014

The End of Tolerance and the New Populism

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By Marina Prentoulis and Lasse Thomassen Reflections on the 2014 local and European election results have heavily stressed the rise of the populist far right. Clearly they have emerged as a leading political force at home and abroad, but this … Continue reading

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Jun 26 2013

‘Two Croatias’ at the finish line, not one of them a winner

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By Vanja Figenwald and Kristina Kardum It’s no surprise to many that an economic crisis almost always bears the same unwanted children and Croatia, soon to be the 28th member of the European Union, is no exception. Xenophobia, prejudice, scape-goat … Continue reading

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