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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18.12.2018
Harassing the Poor: Orbán’s Fight Against the Homeless

Since October 2018, it has been illegal to live in the street in Hungary. Social anthropologist and housing rights activist Tessza Udvarhelyi explains why homeless people are such an easy target for populist politicians, and how the newest measures humiliate those who cannot afford a place to live.

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13.11.2018
Solidarity Beyond the Headlines – Social Economies in Central and Eastern Europe

An interview with social movements researcher Agnes Gagyi on the solidarity economy in Romania and Hungary.

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07.08.2018
The Population Was “Frozen”: Why Hungarians Started Migrating

An interview examining the driving forces and effects of changing attitudes to migration in Hungary.

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