After a very long and rather Kafkaesque election night in Hungary, FIDESZ secured a victory for a third term of governing with a two-thirds majority. After eight years in government, the vote for the radical right in fact increased, with both Fidesz (49% of votes) and Jobbik (a far–right party with 19% of the votes) […]
Noemi Lendvai-Bainton is Senior Lecturer in Comparative Public Policy at University of Bristol, school for Policy Studies. A Hungarian-born social policy scholar, she has published widely on post-communist welfare transformation, Europeanisation and theory of translation. She is currently undertaking research on right-wing populism, corruption and Social Europe.