Hungary’s new constitution came into force on January 1. This was not good news. Engineered by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz party, the new constitution has a number of unsavory elements. The Constitutional Court, which serves as a check on government power, has been weakened in several ways (e.g., packing it with new judges, having … Read moreThree cheers for the IMF, the EU, and the ratings agencies!!!