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Populism after covid

A PWB Seminar Politics Without Borders will be hosting a seminar in September 2020 which will consider the stage of populism around European states and beyond. Following the first eight months of the covid-19 crisis the US elections will be a landmark event in a unique context. What might it represent and how does democracy […]

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Response to UK Labour’s consultation on Green Recovery

Labour’s National Policy Forum published a consultation paper on a Green Recovery to follow the covid-19 crisis which closed on 20 July 2020. Climate policy is a key area of work for Politics Without Borders. Our brief response argues that, rather than re-inventing the wheel, Labour should seek to integrate the United Nations Sustainable Development […]

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Grabbing the Future Back from Nationalists

Mike Buckley, Seb Dance and John Howarth. How has Brexit impacted on the UK’s COVID-19 response and why is the UK’s future relationship with the European Union now more important than ever? The UK has the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in Europe and – after the US – in the world. While the Government […]

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Time to invest in strengthening the EU’s capacity

Pro-Europeans need to go on the offensive and ensure Euroscepticism doesn’t gain any ground during the current crisis, argue Seb Dance, John Howarth and Mike Buckley. Anyone who’s agonised over a jigsaw during the lockdown, or attempted a particularly complicated Lego structure will appreciate the adage that it is far easier to destroy than it […]