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Electoral hold-up in Romania

By Victor Negrescu / 15 December, 2020

Romania’s Social Democratic Party (PSD) won the recent Romanian legislative elections, with around 30 percent of the votes and more than 34 percent of the seats in Parliament. Despite these results and the huge negative impact of the pandemic on Romania, we now have a political blockage. The conservative President, […]

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The rule of law stalemate

By László Andor / 22 October, 2020

The seven-year financial framework and the recovery budget of the European Union have been taken hostage by a bitter dispute over the rule of law. The European Parliament (EP) asserts itself as a guardian of EU values, imposing its requirements at last on the spending machinery of the Union. The […]

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The revenge of the ‘places that don’t matter’

By Andrés Rodríguez Pose / 4 September, 2020

Populism is on the rise all over the developed world. In many parts of Europe, populist parties have seen their share of votes multiply in recent years. The analysis of these movements often concentrates on the motivations of individual voters. But one crucial factor has largely remained under the radar: […]

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Hungarian democracy – from best in class to failing grade?

By Péter Niedermüller / 30 July, 2019

Viktor Orbán’s populist illiberal government creates and benefits massively from polarisation of the Hungarian society.

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Hegemonic right and defeated left: lessons from Hungary’s drift to authoritarianism

By Dorothee Bohle / 8 June, 2018

Viktor Orbán’s landslide third consecutive victory in parliamentary elections bears witness to the true hegemony of his nationalistic, xenophobic and illiberal project.

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What makes Orbán win

By András Bíró-Nagy / 8 June, 2018

Viktor Orbán, Hungary’s prime minister won a third consecutive term on 8 April and his Fidesz party regained its super-majority in parliament.

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