In its entirety, Scitovszky’s memoirs are a compelling and eloquent retelling of many of the obscure events at and after Trianon, written by a man of a sophisticated age, hardened by insurmountable challenges and driven by a sense
of duty and responsibility.
A kind of manifesto for conservative values that we can perhaps all commit to in these turbulent times.
The political debates of the last half decade show that the concept of sovereignty has revived in the political public.
International law has been constantly expanding and consolidating its competence over relations between state and people.
The central proposition to help decode the nature of the European polis is that the EU is simultaneously a legal and a political formation.
On 16 January Germany’s Christian Democrats (CDU) elected a new party chairman, Armin Laschet. Where will he lead the party, and will he be the new chancellor?
This March, a long and painful struggle finally came to end.
Today we witness a clash between two distinct views of liberty and sovereignty.
The imperative of transparency also implies a proliferation of information which, quite deliberately, does not establish the truth, but only serves to make the world more opaque.
This is Budapest: a big city that dreamed and then built for itself a colourful past during the last decades of the old world, in those final moments before the dawn of modernism.