Climate and Populism

The uses and abuses of climate policy by parties on Europe's far right | The UK Independence Party and denial of climate science | Le Pen whips up fear of climate refugees | The view from the European Parliament with Bas Eickhout
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Viktor Orbán's smear campaigns | Stories and analysis from Márta Pardavi and Péter Krekó in Hungary | European Parliamentarian Judith Sargentini still under pressure from Budapest | How to pronounce foie gras
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Weber the Enabler

Manfred Weber's reluctance to boot Viktor Orban from the European People's Party | Heather Grabbe, Axel Voss, Anett Bősz, Judith Sargentini, Laurent Pech on Fidesz and Europe | James and Tom on nicknames for Michel Barnier and Matteo Renzi
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It Could Have Been Different

Barry Eichengreen discusses The Populist Temptation | The eminent economic historian sees strong links between austerity and rise of far-right | Brussels advised to pare back fiscal rules and IMF dinged for being supine
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Keep an Open Mind

Heather Grabbe presents survey findings showing the wide range of values European have in common | Soundous Boualam talks to James and Tom about confronting prejudice and giving the European Union more of a human face
European feminism


Corinna Hörst on Angela Merkel and Brussels policymaking | Jeanne Ponté on #MeTooEP and German conservative pushback | Joanna Maycock on feminist satire and the far-right's agenda for women | "Love Yodel! Hate Fascism!"
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Trade Storms

Arancha Gonzalez says "conscious consumers" can help save trade | Reinhard Bütikofer expects Donald Trump to slap tariffs on Europe's cars | Lorenzo Marsili reimagines the EU-Canada deal | James and Tom get the munchies
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Good Riddance

Mujtaba Rahman says nationalist populists are poised to infiltrate democratic decision-making in Brussels | Roland Freudenstein and Martin Mycielski reflect on hate and violence in Poland | James and Tom say good riddance to far-right UK lawmakers
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Let It Go

Corina Stratulat assesses Macron-style participatory democracy | Laura Sullivan says the process of consulting citizens only works if authorities Let It Go | James and Tom on EU acronyms and abbreviations
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Yellow Vests, Green Europe

Bas Eickhout on how smarter climate policies can avoid more protest movements like the Yellow Vests | A lawmaker in charge of writing opinions for a European Parliament committee denies climate science | Poland pushes Big Coal at UN climate conference
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You Say You Want a (European) Revolution

Volt Europa says citizen-focused democracy can help tame populism | Tom describes an evening with DiEM25 and James warns against direct democracy | Pelle Christy tells upstart progressive parties get ready to make compromises
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Badass Communication

Proud Bear on satirizing suspected Russian meddling in the Brexit referendum | Anu Bradford on British delusions | James and Tom on where hardcore Brexiteers got their funds and why the EU is such a hard sell
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Mad About France

David Ibsen of the Counter Extremism Project focuses on the new generation of white supremacists in France | James and Tom discuss whether Marine Le Pen should keep her appointment with a government psychiatrist
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Migrating From the Truth

Migration expert Karen Mets unpicks Lauren Southern's anti-refugee antics | Campaigner Lyudmyla Kozlovska describes how far-right trolls sought to pass her off as Christine Blasey Ford | James and Tom talk about fighting Matteo Salvini's incivility with incivility
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Homonationalism in Germany

Berlin-based queer activist Aileen Kakavand explains how hypocrites in the far-right Alternative for Germany party stoke fear of Islam to court the LGBT community | James and Tom talk pop stars, populism and politics
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Enemies of Multiculturism

Conservative liberal Frits Bolkestein reflects on whether his loathing for multiculturalism paved the way for Orban and Wilders | Post-match analysis | James and Tom focus on a far-right cell in Flanders and on race-baiting in Brussels
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