Make Europe great again? Europeans are longing for the past

It is popular to desire a supposedly better past: Donald Trump’s promise to lead the US back to the top again took him to the White House. Brexit supporters have mobilized voters with memories of a time when the UK ruled the seas of the world. The latest issue of eupinions has studied how receptive Europeans are overall to the siren song of the “good old days”.

by Isabell Hoffmann and Enrico Böhm (published on 05/11/2018)