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About Balázs Böcskei

Balázs Böcskei is a  political scientist interested in the effect of the modern-postmodern transition on social sciences and everyday life; and social-democratic responses to globalization.

Articles by Balázs Böcskei

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Milo Yiannopoulos, product of the crisis of post-modern politics

A troll who might as well be the new prototype of the 21st-century politician, what Milo does to us is what we have done to the world. Therein lies the challenge.

Putin’s opposition in Hungary

Activism and the retreat to digital niches actually increases the system-conformity of Orbán’s opposition, just as it does in Putin’s Russia.

The ‘shadow play’ of Budapest

In the summer months, Europe starts to migrate. Tourist hordes invade the cities that used to be our home. What have become of our towns? When and how did they become virtual and unbearably cool?

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