Tag: Viktor Orban

National populism seems to have been dealt a blow by the defeat of Donald Trump. Yet, like some down-market vampire in a B-grade horror flick, the scourge refuses to die. (More…)

The British right hoped it could ‘remake’ Britain through Brexit. Though its hopes have been exposed as dangerous fantasies, the Tories remain hooked on disaster nationalism. (More…)

As Hungary gets to grips with fighting the coronavirus pandemic, strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is in the spotlight of another international scandal. (More…)

Watching American news coverage of the 2019 G20 summit in Osaka last weekend, you could forgive audiences in the United States for thinking there were no Europeans represented. (More…)

European politics makes strange bedfellows. Take the European People’s Party (EPP), for example, the coalition of centre-right parties, which has good chances of winning the highest share of votes in the upcoming EU elections. (More…)

Few areas of news coverage are as new to religion as it is to Europe. Particularly for journalists from the United States and the Middle East, where faith and politics are ineluctably intertwined. (More…)

The European People’s Party (EPP) has initiated a process that could remove Hungary’s governing Fidesz from the centre-right group. Twelve member parties requested the step, which will be voted on next week. “Viktor Orbán has crossed the red line,” said EPP President Joseph Daul. (More…)

Populism is the political order of the day, both in Europe and, with a somewhat different texture and topography, in the United States.  At the same time, the heritage of the Holocaust, as a defining event and an ethically foundational moment in European history seems to be in decline, even where it is not under direct attack. (More…)