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In Western Europe, Populist Parties Tap Anti-Establishment Frustration but Have Little Appeal Across Ideological Divide


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Katie Simmons, Associate Director, Research                        Laura Silver, Senior Researcher Courtney Johnson, Research Associate Kyle Taylor, Research Assistant Richard Wike, Director, Global Attitudes Research

Research team

James Bell, Vice President, Global Strategy Danielle Cuddington, Research Analyst Claudia Deane, Vice President, Research           Kat Devlin, Research Associate Jonathan Evans, Research Analyst Moira Fagan, Research Assistant Sophia Fedeli, Research Assistant Janell Fetterolf, Research Associate Katerina Eva Matsa, Associate Director, Research Martha McRoy, Research Methodologist Amy Mitchell, Director, Journalism Research Patrick Moynihan, Associate Director, International Research Methods Courtney Nelson, Research Assistant              Jacob Poushter, Senior Researcher Audrey Powers, Administrative Manager Elisa Shearer, Research Analyst Kelsey Jo Starr, Research Assistant Bruce Stokes, Director, Global Economic Attitudes Nami Sumida, Research Analyst Mason Walker, Research Assistant

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