Kim Lane Scheppele Interviewed by the Guardian about Hungary’s Viktor Orbán

February 4, 2019

Kim Lane Scheppele, Professor of Sociology and 2018-19 Old Dominion Research Professor, has spoken extensively about Hungarian politics. In a podcast by The Guardian, Scheppele discusses how far Hungary’s nationalist prime minister Viktor Orbán has strayed from Europe’s democratic norms.

Here are more highlights of Scheppele in the media:

On Hungary:

The New Yorker: Viktor Orbán’s Far-Right Vision for Europe

Népszava (Independent Hungarian news outlet): „Orbán mindig kitalál valami új trükköt” 

Figyelô (Hungarian government news outlet): Ismét Megszóllt a “Magyarország-Szakértő”, a mocskolódó Amerikai Egyetemi Professzor Kim Lane Scheppele: Orbán megteheti, hogy egy időre veszít a népszerűségéből

On States of Emergency – Can Trump Build his Wall through Emergency Powers?:

The Atlantic: In 1995, the U.S. Declared a State of Emergency. It Never Ended.

CBC Television (Canada); Can Donald Trump declare a national emergency for border wall funding?

Washington Examiner: Legal analysts: Trump has the right to declare an emergency and build the wall

Yahoo Business: Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

LA Times: Trump has threatened to declare a national emergency to get his border wall — but will that work?


The Guardian: A semi-Brexit, with just England and Wales leaving the EU, is the solution

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