Politics

The “migrant crisis”: sorting the true from the false 

Wednesday 27 June 2018 | Guillaume Duval
Xavier Molénat
| Alternatives Economiques

The discourse of the European hard right concerning the numbers of migrants crossing the Mediterranean or the Alps doesn’t hold water when met with the facts.


Why Italy is fed up with Europe 

Monday 11 June 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The rise to government of Eurosceptic parties is the consequence of austerity policies made in the name of cleaner public finances and of the euro convergence criteria.


Brexit causes flight of European health workers from the NHS 

Tuesday 29 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

A growing number of EU nationals working in the National Health Service are leaving England as a consequence of the referendum on British membership in the EU.


The EU Integrity Watch

Tuesday 03 April 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

A user-friendly interactive database developed by Transparency International, providing a unique overview of the lobby organisations registered in the EU Transparency Register – the register of Brussels lobbyists.


How the Populist Right Is Redrawing the Map of Europe

Monday 11 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Which countries experienced the most dramatic rise in populist, right-wing political forces in recent elections across Europe?


FT Germany’s election results in charts and maps

Thursday 28 September 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Following the stunning results of German federal election on September 24th, the Financial Times released a series of graphs highlighting key aspects in voters’ behaviour.


Dutch mainstream media and politicians pander populists  in depth

Wednesday 04 April 2018 | Cas Mudde
| VoxEurop

The 21 March local elections showed once again how out of touch mainstream media and politicians are, writes populism expert Cas Mudde.


Percentages can turn into music

Thursday 01 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The Berliner Morgenpost assigned musical notes to different poll results: a fun but effective way to present electoral data


Social democrats are having a hard time  in depth

Wednesday 10 January 2018 | Marcel Pauly
| Spiegel Online

All across Europe, social democratic parties are struggling to stay relevant. One of the oldest political ideologies is in crisis. An overview of the current situation.


Lessons learned from 2017 and expectations for 2018  in depth

Friday 29 December 2017 | Cas Mudde
| VoxEurop

2017 was expected to see populist parties landsliding all over Europe, which did not happen. Will 2018 follow the same path? Most probably not, says expert Cas Mudde.