The Fidesz party’s affair with radical voters

One of the most interesting phenomenons in current Hungarian politics is the increasing radicalisation of the conservative Fidesz government and the attempt of the far right Jobbik to recast itself as a mainstream party. Controversial governmental initiatives on topics like the death penalty and immigration may do well to decelerate Fidesz’s unpopularity, but in the […]

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What is happening to the soul of Europe?

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has recently published an interesting book Is Europe Losing Its Soul? The European Social Model in Times of Crisis in which the collapse of the European Social Model is investigated. Europe is clearly undergoing a period of great difficulties and controversies and the Greek case has highlighted all the contradictions […]

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