The Trauma of Trianon

On this day, 100 years ago at Versailles, Hungarian officials were forced to sign the Treaty of Trianon, which effectively cut up Hungary. With one document, the country lost two-thirds of its territories and population. As a result of the treaty, more than three million ethnic Hungarians suddenly found themselves on the wrong side of political borders, living as minorities. The treaty has been the source of contentious debates ever since.

Responding to a World in Crisis

We are living through most troubled and troubling times. A virus has been, in some way, unleashed, traveling to all…

Scion of the French Right

Marion Maréchal is one of the most interesting people on the political scene today. And as speculation about an eventual political challenge to Macron rises, and she increasingly appears at major conservative conferences around the world to articulate “the Marion line,” I myself have become more interested in finding out what she believes and exploring her views in-depth. So, I requested an interview—and Maréchal kindly agreed.

The European Parliament’s Sexism

Hungarian Minister of Justice, Judit Varga, has been rudely blocked from presenting her government’s views regarding recent emergency measures implemented…

Selective Amnesia in Spain

Spain’s radical ruling coalition not only seeks to raise taxes, push euthanasia, and decrease the role of the Church and the traditional family, it is also targeting Spain’s history, seeking legal means to revise the historical record and retell the history of the Spanish Civil War.

The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies

Ryszard Legutko

New York: Encounter Books, 2018

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2019 Summer/Fall

Issue #16 is available now.

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