1 Article by: Marton Vegh

Marton Vegh is a masters student in political science at Central European University in Vienna. He is originally from Budapest.

Why “Pro-Worker Conservatives” Misrepresent Viktor Orbán’s Hungary

Figures like Tucker Carlson have hailed Hungarian premier Viktor Orbán for marrying cultural conservatism with protectionist economic measures. Yet for all his demagogic attacks on finance, Orbán’s policies have favored local oligarchs and sharply increased social inequality — pointing to the hollowness of his American fans’ own “pro-worker conservatism.”