A brief guide to the French election: Populism across the spectrum —left, right and centre
Friday, 21 April 2017
As part of his Senior Fellowship, Matthew Elliott is researching the rise of populism and examining the underlying factors contributing to the rise (or otherwise) of populist movements across the world. His second paper is a brief guide to the French election, taking place on Sunday 23 April. Will Marine Le Pen succeed where Geert Wilders failed?
Is This the End of the West As We Know It?
Friday, 4 March 2016
In her latest column for the Washington Post, Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute, fears we are two or three bad elections away from the end of the liberal world order.
Europe’s New Right Sounds Like the Old Left
Wednesday, 27 January 2016
Nationalist parties are winning votes by adopting ‘leftwing’ ideas, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Financial Times)
Regaining Control in An Unsettled Europe
Saturday, 14 November 2015
In the wake of Friday's attacks in Paris, Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum, explains why extremists must not be allowed to capitalise on Europe's insecurity (Washington Post)
Europe’s Deadly Denial
Monday, 14 September 2015
The refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Slate)
Can the EU Become the World’s Policeman?
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
The United States may soon be able to pass the whistle as the world’s policeman, writes the Legatum Institute's Anne Applebaum in her Washington Post column.