10.10.2019
Rule of Law in Limbo

Under the incoming von der Leyen Commission, political will shall determine whether the core EU value of rule of law is protected.

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04.10.2019
Defeating Orbán’s Hybrid Regime

The Hungarian opposition has finally managed to stand united against the governing party at the October municipal election. Two analysts consider risks and opportunities for challenging Viktor Orbán’s ‘hybrid regime’ and democratising the country.

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27.09.2019
The Hungarian Opposition’s Cautious Battle for Budapest

With a tough race ahead, the Hungarian opposition has reason to be cautiously optimistic that it can take back Budapest from Viktor Orbán’s party.

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20.05.2019
Policies and Vision Matter, Not Style

As a way of doing politics, populism is here to stay. Its opponents must offer real alternatives and keep political debate grounded upon the choices at hand.

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15.05.2019
Europe Will Not Collapse But It Might Rot From Within

CEU gender studies professor Andrea Pető explores the challenge that illiberal regimes pose for gender equality and the values of modernity.

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23.04.2019
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Revolutionary Legacy

Today, the UDHR remains an important reference point and source of inspiration for activists across the globe.

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13.03.2019
Transnational Democracy? A Piece of Cake

The story of how people won back individual democratic rights from illiberal governments and designed institutions that would protect them for good.

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08.03.2019
“Doomed to Failure”: Orbán’s Neoconservative Family Policies in Hungary

The Eurozine editor-in-chief talks women’s rights in Hungary under Orbán’s illiberal regime and its pro-family policies.

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08.02.2019
Stopping the Domino Effect: the EU Response to Hungarian Authoritarianism

The long-overdue triggering of Article 7 is one of the EU’s last shots at saving rule of law in Hungary and across Europe.

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10.01.2019
How Orbán Manipulates Markets to Suppress Hungary’s Opposition

In Viktor Orbán’s self-styled illiberal democracy, power is maintained through patronage and cronyism built around public jobs and EU money.

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