Turning Back the Clock: Hungary reverts to Selective Education


Since winning an election in 2010 with an extremely vague programme, Hungary’s right-wing Fidesz government, under Prime Minister Viktor Orban, has engaged in a massive legislative tranche of reforms. The majority of these are breathtakingly reactionary, primarily aimed at ensuring one-party control of the Hungarian state. This legislative programme includes a wholesale restructuring of the […]

What Do Voters Want from Leaders on Immigration?

Shamit Saggar

Tribalism and managerial competence agendas pulled UK Labour in opposite directions over immigration, harming the party’s reputation and hampering its ability to perform on its promises. Fifteen years ago, Jack Straw, then Labour’s shadow Home Affairs supremo, argued forcefully that his party’s policy on immigration should not be separated by anything more than a cigarette […]