Taking an Ax to Democracy

As a follow up to the excellent lecture Prof. Zsuzsa Csergo delivered at the Feb.16, 2018 L.L.lecture on the theme of Populism and Democracy some individuals might want to check out the following Toronto Star/The New York Times article dated Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.

The Toronto Star/New York Times article is entitled “Taking an Ax to Democracy. ” Theme: Hungary’s shift right undermines civil society and challenges the E.U. See pages 1 and 6 for the full text of this enlightening article by Patrick Kingsley. Kinsley in-depth article describes some of the many regional populism political factors that are now transforming Hungary from a democratic country with European Union membership into an autocratically lead country under their current Prime Minister Viktor Orban.