R. Daniel Kelemen from Rutgers has given an interview to Népszava and in it he mentioned that the benefit of an EU-membership might be that Orbán will not resort to Lukashenko-like violence because an EU member state can not sink as deeply into autocracy as a non-member could.
Arguably, every effort to define something starts with “I know it when I see it”. Then we proceed to draft a definition that includes what we want included but excludes what we don’t.
They are just the spectacular tip of the authoritarian control iceberg
What is the point of freedoms if one feels he can’t use them?
“Excuse me, comrade, you gave me the verdict, not my statement”
The media, weirdly enough
One way to gain an edge in the absence of reliable information is to watch the autocrat and see what he fears
What does this photo remind you of?
…sending the parents into financial tailspin and even deeper dependence on state mercy
There is no good way to address populist fearmongering. The good news is that you shouldn’t do it anyway