Skip to main content

 László Bruszt

László Bruszt

6 commentaries

László Bruszt, Professor of Political Science at Central European University, served as Acting Rector and President of CEU in 1996-1997.

Sort by: Show:
  1. Hungary’s Disease Dictator
    bruszt6_LUDOVIC MARINAFP via Getty Images_viktororbanmedianews Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

    Hungary’s Disease Dictator

    Apr 16, 2020 László Bruszt thinks Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's latest power grab will hinder the country's efforts to fight COVID-19.

  2. The EU’s University in Exile
    bruszt5_Omar MarquesSOPA ImagesLightRocket via Getty Images_CEUhungaryprotest Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

    The EU’s University in Exile

    Nov 28, 2019 László Bruszt draws two sobering lessons from the Hungarian government's ouster of a leading academic institution.

  3. Why Polish Judicial Independence Matters
    Polands Constitutional Court Chief Justice Janek Skarzynski/Getty Images

    Why Polish Judicial Independence Matters

    Sep 15, 2017 László Bruszt & Nauro F. Campos explain how domestic courts aid development and ensure the functioning of Europe's single market.

  4. Brexit and New Europe
    bruszt3_WPA Pool_Pool WPA Pool/Pool

    Brexit and New Europe

    May 19, 2016 László Bruszt & Nauro F. Campos warn that a UK vote to stay in the EU would jeopardize the EU's goal of "ever closer union."

  5. We the People of Europe
    EU flag EPP supporter Wiktor Dabkowski/ZumaPress

    We the People of Europe

    Aug 11, 2015 László Bruszt & David Stark explore the parallels between the EU today and the early years of the United States.

  1. adda1_ Nicholas KajobaXinhua via Getty Images_hbv Nicholas Kajoba/Xinhua via Getty Images

    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.
  2. khrushcheva181_ SERGEI BOBYLYOVPOOLAFP via Getty Images)_xi putin SERGEI BOBYLYOV/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

    The Fragile Fraternity of China and Russia

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to Beijing – his first trip abroad since being inaugurated for a fifth term – was practically a mirror image of Mao Zedong’s visit to Moscow 75 years ago, when Stalin looked down on his guest. There is little reason to think that the bilateral relationship will prove more resilient this time.

    doubts that two countries with such diverging interests will be able to build a lasting partnership.
  3. subacchi41_ViaframeGetty Images_worldcrackingglobebreaking Viaframe/Getty Images

    The Global Economy Is More Vulnerable Than It Seems

    Bertrand Badré & Yves Tiberghien identify five factors driving a potentially catastrophic trend toward fragmentation.
  4. skidelsky201_Leon NealGetty Images_BOE Leon Neal/Getty Images

    The Myth of Central-Bank Independence

    Robert Skidelsky thinks the time has come to transfer power from technocrats back to elected officials.
  5. vaheesan2_Michael M. SantiagoGetty Images_gigworkersprotest Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

    The Gig Economy vs. America’s Workers

    Sandeep Vaheesan warns that proposed ballot initiatives in Massachusetts would legalize exploitative employment practices.
  6. sherwin13_CURTIS MEANSPOOLAFP via Getty Images_repubicans trump trial CURTIS MEANS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

    King Trump on Trial

    Richard K. Sherwin

    High-ranking Republican politicians have lately been turning up at Donald Trump’s New York City trial to demonstrate solidarity with the former president. But their attendance also serves a more alarming purpose: to validate Trump as a competing source of sovereign power, independent of the US Constitution and the rule of law.

    explains why a parade of Republican leaders have made appearances at the former president’s trial in New York.
  7. spence173_ Joe RaedleGetty Images_power Joe Raedle/Getty Images

    Crunch Time for the Power Sector

    Michael Spence argues that developing flexible, stable, and resilient smart grids requires an expanded industrial policy.
  8. op_janeway16_SAUL LOEBAFP via Getty Images_bidenchips Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

    The Rise of Mesoeconomics

    William H. Janeway details how a long-neglected field of economic study can be applied to today's most pressing policy challenges.
  9. strain27_Philipp von Ditfurthpicture alliance via Getty Images_AIeducation Philipp von Ditfurth/picture alliance via Getty Images

    What the AI Pessimists Are Missing

    Michael R. Strain points out that the technology will help to address many of the risks it creates.

Edit Newsletter Preferences

Set up Notification

To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below.

If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. You should receive an activation email shortly.