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Bálint Magyar

Bálint Magyar

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Bálint Magyar, a former Hungarian minister of education, is a research fellow at the Democracy Institute at the Central European University in Budapest.

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  1. Hungary’s Manipulated Election
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    Hungary’s Manipulated Election

    Apr 4, 2022 Bálint Magyar & Bálint Madlovics show why the vote returning Fidesz to power cannot be considered “free and fair,” or even “free but not fair.”

  2. Europe’s Misconceived Cohesion
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    Europe’s Misconceived Cohesion

    Dec 23, 2020 Bálint Magyar & Bálint Madlovics argue that the EU's recent deal with the Hungarian and Polish governments is rooted in a fundamental mistake.

  3. Hungary’s Mafia State Fights for Impunity
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    Hungary’s Mafia State Fights for Impunity

    Jun 18, 2019 Bálint Magyar & Bálint Madlovics suggest an alternative reason for Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's relentless anti-EU rhetoric.

  4. The EU’s Mafia State
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    The EU’s Mafia State

    Jun 21, 2017 Bálint Magyar explains how Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has replaced democracy with clientelism.

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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.

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