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The Hungarian elections: A new beginning or a continuation of the status quo?

Fidesz, the ruling party in Hungary, can be seen as anti-democratic. This has been academically discussed in many excellent papers and articles, such as Freedom House reports on Hungary during Fidesz’s tenure. The rise of the populist right-wing in Hungary can be mainly attributed to the massive failure of the 2002-2010 government. Furthermore, internal factors, such as the disorganization of…

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Jordan: Is there still hope for a new political future?

        A committee formed by the Jordanian king last year to modernise the country’s political system was met with a storm of scepticism. But several months ago, the committee issued a set of recommendations related to elections and political parties that would allow for deeper integration of youth and women in politics.         Indeed, despite the significant public opposition to…

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