Populism is a political style that has dominated public debate in Europe in recent years. But what does it actually mean to be populist? And why is populism potentially so dangerous?
The invasion of Ukraine opened the floodgates to disinformation. Follow our 6 step guide to protect yourself and avoid being swept away by untrustworthy news stories.
What does it mean to ‘marginalize’ someone, and how do dominant groups do it? It’s happening in Europe, and we’re all worse off because of it.
Public opinion across Europe has rallied against Putin and his unprovoked war. This puts the EU in a stronger position to point out to Orban and Kaczynski that they have lost their leverage.
Most EU governments are neglecting their democracies, according to the new ‘Liberties Rule of Law Report 2022’.
Did you know? Today is International Human Rights Day. So we've released a new messaging guide for civil society organisations promoting human rights & other progressive causes. It's full of tips on how to counter smear campaigns & build public support.
Márta Pardavi of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee discusses the status of democracy and civic space in Hungary, and Israel Butler discusses how progressive campaigners can grow support for their issues simply by changing how they talk about them.
Liberties joined a group of rights defenders calling on the European Council to clearly state what is expected from the Hungarian and Polish authorities to remedy the long list of human rights and rule of law violations.
Political propaganda has never been as widely used as it is today. Here’s why that’s dangerous for society, and how we can help control the spread of propaganda.
Civil rights organisations are calling on the the European Commission and the Anti-Fraud Office to implement an EU court's ruling and publish a report about the wrongdoings of Hungarian PM Viktor Orban’s son-in-law.