25 years after the establishment of democracy and a market economy, elections will be held in Hungary in Spring 2014. What is at stake: will the country return to “European normality” or will Fidesz continue its process of state capture, and state-capitalism, accompanied by endless “freedom fights”. How will the elections decide the country’s fate for the future generation?
Gordon Bajnai Former Prime Minister of Hungary (2009-2010), Leader of the political electoral alliance Together 2014
Discussants: János M. Kovács
External Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest; IWM Permanent Fellow Christian Ultsch
Head of the Foreign Politics Department, Die Presse