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
There is no good way to address populist fearmongering. The good news is that you shouldn’t do it anyway
When protests, outrage, public opinion and voting results are all ignored
Understanding legal helplessness
The painfully familiar feeling of regulatory helplessness is a sign of something more sinister
How legal, economic, regulatory, political and electoral helplessness contribute to the rise of autocracy
They say people who emigrate change. But my friends who stayed changed more – because of politics