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The Economist: After decades of triumph, democracy is losing ground

IN A glass case at the Diyarbakir Bar Association are a striped shirt, dark coat and coiled belt. They belonged to the former chairman, Tahir Elci, a lawyer who was murdered in 2015 amid clashes between the...

The Economist: Lessons from the rise of strongmen in weak states

The greatest risk to pluralism is in young democracies where checks and balances are not yet robust IS DEMOCRACY in trouble? Nearly 30 years after Francis Fukuyama declared the end of history and the triumph of liberal...

El autoritarismo dentro de Europa

Reino Unido seguirá siendo una democracia liberal, aunque abandone la Unión; Hungría y Polonia están dejando de serlo, aunque pertenecen a la UE. Necesitamos una acción rápida: que el Partido Popular Europeo expulse al partido de Orbán...

Liberal democracy isn’t dead after all

An anti-government protest organized by opposition parties in Warsaw on Saturday. (Czarek Sokolowski/AP) “The era of liberal democracy is over.” So said Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban last week as he began his fourth overall term in office. It’s...

El suspense de las elecciones en Hungría

Viktor Orbán. DARKO VOJINOVIC AP La victoria de Orbán y su xenofobia vuelve a ser posible ante la división de la oposición En vísperas de las elecciones del 8 de abril en Hungría, las tensiones se han vuelto casi...

The Economist: Europe’s populists are waltzing into the mainstream

  They and their ideas are both being picked up by established parties ON AN icy January morning, twinkly lights and the glow from chic cafés illuminate Hässleholm’s tidy streets. The employment office opens its doors to...