Yascha Mounk, lecturer on political theory at Harvard University and author of "The People Vs. Democracy: Why our Freedom is in Danger and How to Save it," talks about the rise of populist movements in the world and the threat this poses to liberal democracy.
Countries with higher incomes and more democratic systems are more committed to representative democracy. But even in those countries, there is still support for non-democratic options.
Paul Lendvai, author of "Orban: Europe’s New Strongman" and "Hungary: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism," talks about the political situation in Hungary in light of the recent re-election of Viktor Orban as prime minister.
Janos Negyeliczky, a Viktor Orban supporter in Budapest shares his thoughts on the future of Hungary after the re-election of Orban as prime minister.
Anita Komuves, a journalist with investigative outlet Atlatszo, talks about the recent election campaign and the rural-urban divide that currently exists in Hungary.
Hungary is the second most corrupt country in the EU according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index. Only Bulgaria is worse. Hungary is the least democratic country in the EU according to Freedom House and has seen a 20-point drop in its freedom ranking over the last decade.