In the wake of the 30 September Austrian general election, the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) experienced a sharp decline in votes. Lenka Dražanová, Research Associate at the Migration Policy Centre’s Observatory of Public Attitudes to Migration (OPAM), offers her analysis of why the FPÖ lost out.
EUI Professor George Papaconstantinou, author of Game Over: The Inside Story of the Greek Crisis, analyses the recent parliamentary elections in Greece. The results, he argues, offer broader lessons on populism and for the European project.
Political scientists Ellen Immergut and Andra Roescu argue that the emphasis in the last European elections on big issues such as terrorism, the environment and immigration drew attention away from what is salient for most voters: a social Europe