Reflections on the European Right
The clear winner of the past hundred years is socialism, with a track record of struggles between its various
versions throughout the first half of the twentieth century.
Platforms and Fundamental Rights
Extensive moderation, which does not shy away from deletion, will carry platforms far from their initial democratic achievement, making them gatekeepers that can be manipulated more easily than in any previous medium of communication.
Liberalisms, Liberal, and Illiberal
is a set-up, such as Hungary, in which democracy prevails, but without the stultifying carapace of liberal (or “liberal”) pieties and prejudices.
Conservatism and Mass Democracy
What concept could play a key role in conservative thought? Perhaps authority, or social harmony, but certainly not democracy. All the same, no opponent of conservatism today can characterize conservative political parties and movements as antidemocratic elements. Our author provides unique insights into this issue.
(Digital) Sovereignty Battles Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
‘The IT giants are often more a part of our lives than our own families, and are slowly coming to know more about us not just than the state, but than we ourselves know’
‘Rule of Law’: Code for a ‘Juristocratic’ Europe?
The juristocratic turn in Europe is a particular challenge to conservative parties, a part of the political spectrum traditionally attached to the authority of politics, and the customs and cultural heritage of society.
On the Word ‘Conservative’
Modern societies that work well are conservative in that they have a strong sense of homeostasis. This is the sense of continually returning to a point of equilibrium. Upsets, changes, drives, and tensions occur along the way.
The Transgender Craze Examined
Those old days are gone: nowadays doctors and therapists, with a few exceptions, do not dare to contradict claims of transgenderism.
Rommel’s Hungarian Soldier
The film’s (The English Patient) main protagonist is the Hungarian desert explorer László Almásy. Who was this mysterious person looking for happiness so far from home, in the barren, sandy world of the Libyan Desert?
The Philosopher and the Politician
Being politically modern means the hope that people are able to take their own life into their hands and be their own masters, and that the human condition can be completely understood and controlled.