The Roots of Illiberalism in Hungary and Central Europe

About the event After the fall of the Berlin Wall, Hungary and Poland were heralded as among the most successful cases of liberal reform of the former socialist countries in Central and Eastern Europe. Yet two and a half decades later, authoritarian...

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The Hollowing Out of Democracy: Hungary and Beyond

About the EventFollowing the revolutions of 1989 that brought down communism in Central Europe, it appeared that the region was on the path to the consolidation of liberal democracy. This optimism, however, may have been too hopeful, as a...

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Hungary’s Media Law: One Year Later

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Journal of Democracy January 2019 Issue: The Road to Digital Unfreedom

How are new digital technologies transforming the arsenal of authoritarianism—and...

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