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About Gaspar Miklos Tamas

Gaspar Miklos Tamas, born in Romania, published an essay on Descartes in 1977. Blacklisted as a dissident, he left for Hungary in 1978 where he taught philosophy at the University of Budapest. From 1986 he also taught in the West. In the late 1980s he supported the creation of the Liberal Party in Hungary, and was elected to parliament in 1989 and 1990.

Articles by Gaspar Miklos Tamas

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

What is Post-fascism?

One of Hungary’s leading anti-communist dissidents accuses Europe and the world of abandoning Enlightenment principles. He is now an unillusioned critic of a ‘racialised global liberalism’.I have coined the term post-fascism to describe a cluster of policies, practices, routines and ideologies which can be observed everywhere in the contemporary world. Without ever resorting to a coup d’etat, these practices are threatening our communities.
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