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.
Destruction seems as good a form of control as any when there is no other way to alter our environment constructively
We have reached the point when the government names “public enemies”
Nothing can guarantee that virulent ideologies will not infect a country, but an open society is a powerful vaccine
In an autocracy it is a stupid question to ask whether an order came from the top. The point is that it doesn’t have to.