Analysis, Commentary

In Hungary, a Cautionary Tale Against Right-Wing National Populism

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán speaks to the media in Budapest on October 2, 2016.  AP/Vadim Ghirda

Washington, D.C. —(ENEWSPF)--November 28, 2016.  The recent elections throughout Europe and the United States have exemplified the rise of right-wing national populism among previously liberal democracies in the West. Right-wing national populist movements in Germany, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, Greece, and especially Hungary have begun to dramatically change the political landscape in Europe and, in many cases, dismantle democratic institutions and undermine civil society.

The Center for American Progress released an

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