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<nettime> It's Getting Ugly in Hungary
Janos Sugar on Sat, 30 May 2015 15:52:45 +0200 (CEST)


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folks, /(c) ms/,

	sorry for just fwding articles again with no personal comments,
Please accept from me this unpretentious bouquet of very early-blooming
/(c) jds/ links.

cheers,

j



It's Getting Ugly in Hungary
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Together with Greece, Hungary has experienced the biggest decline in press freedom in Europe in the period between 2010 and 2014.
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https://foreignpolicy.com/2015/05/20/its-getting-ugly-in-hungary/

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The New Dictators Rule by Velvet Fist
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The new autocrats use propaganda, censorship and other information-based tricks to inflate their ratings and to convince citizens of their superiority over available alternatives. They peddle an amorphous anti-Western resentment: Mr. Orban mocked Europe's political correctness and declining competitiveness while soliciting European Union development aid.
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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/25/opinion/the-new-dictators-rule-by-velvet-fist.html?ref=opinion&_r=1

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Hungary's Challenge to European Values
http://www.wsj.com/articles/hungarys-challenge-to-european-values-1432492960

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further reading :)
http://budapestbeacon.com/

http://www.criticatac.ro/lefteast/the-illiberal-democracy-in-budapest/


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