Into the Heart of the New Right
Rightist parties posted major gains in recent Eastern European elections, with Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria leading the way. But just what does the new eastern right stand for? Aclose look reveals people who still associate the left with Communist inefficiency and a broken-down spoils system. As a result, rightists seem moderate, if not progressive, something the European Union still refuses to see.
- Tuesday, 25 June 2013