What future for Italian political parties?

Jointly with VoteWatch Europe we compared voting behaviour of the Italian political parties in the European and in the Italian Parliament. You can read the research on our blog on Medium.   We also realized two interactive maps showing the key votes we analyzed in the study. Each dot...

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Exploring MEPs’ connections on Twitter

Starting from a list of 643 Twitter accounts that covers the presence on the social network of the 751 Members of the European Parliament currently in office, we decided to check all the accounts followed by these MEPs. Among them, we took into consideration first 8000 ones, ranked by...

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Match the MEP

We love playing with data. This is why we started thinking and creating simple games using information we collected for our projects on the European Parliament. One of them is match the MEP: can you guess the MEP by seeing only a tiny part of his face? Can you...

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Our paper on regionalist parties in the European Parliament

Several studies have tried to investigate the approach of regionalist parties to the challenges imposed by the strengthening of the European institutions, highlighting how these organizations have benefited from that process, acquiring greater weight and legitimacy over time. Here we choose to study how regionalist parties, that operate within...

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Thinkingabout.EU

Thinkingabout.EU is a project born with the aim of studying the activity of all the European institutions. Gathering data from different sources, we are able to offer information about the members of the European Parliament, describing them by their most used keywords, categorizing their documents, analyzing their connections both...

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