How and why Viktor Orbán exploited the European coronavirus crisis to harden ever more his rule over Hungary
- An “adult” Europe was born on the night of November 9th 1989, or at least it tried. As a new leadership takes over the destinies of the European Union, it faces a number of unanswered questions on its very raison d’etre. Will the answer lie on that very founding moment of its history?
- Marta Facchini takes us to the streets of Budapest presenting the voices of those opposing Orban’s “illiberal democracy”. An analysis that bases its roots in the memories and the hopes of freedom of the Hungarian people in 1989.
- How does EPP stand over the authoritarianism in Budapest?
- The main challenges that independent media outlets are facing in Hungary.
- How the demonization of ‘gender ideology’ has become a rhetorical tool.
- Orban’s tax policy had two objectives. The first was to bolster the public purse and pay down Hungary’s inflated debt burden; the second was to rebalance the ratio between foreign and Hungarian capital.