Reclaiming Action – Progressive strategies in times of right-wing populism

Progressive parties are in the defense all over Europe. From an electoral perspective, progressive parties are not only challenged by left-wing populists or the political center but more and more even from right-wing populist parties. In some European countries, right-wing populists are the biggest contenders of progressive parties.

In this broadly conceptualized and comparative project, the focus lies on the conditions and strategies of action for progressive parties in times of growing right-wing populism in Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

The goal is not only to detect contextual factors and frameworks for the success of right-wing populists, but to specifically identify strategies for progressive parties, which have proven to be successful in challenging right-wing populist parties. At the same time, the main focus should lie on progressive parties, their weaknesses and possibilities to implement future politics and policies beyond right-wing populist rhetoric and political discourse.

The project will lead to various publications, public conferences as well as expert seminars.

 

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