Europe’s politics of dystopia4 min read 31 Oct 2015, 12:52 AM IST
Failure to act decisively now will lead to the eventual failure of the peaceful EU and the rise of dystopian nationalist regimes
The recent victory of the conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party in Poland confirms a recent trend in Europe: the rise of illiberal state capitalism, led by populist right-wing authoritarians. Call it Putinomics in Russia, Órbanomics in Hungary, Erdoğanomics in Turkey or a decade of Berlusconomics from which Italy is still recovering. Soon we will no doubt be seeing Kaczyńskinomics in Poland.
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