Zalán Hegyes

Zalan Hegyes is a member of the Acton Institute’s 2023 Emerging Leaders class and a PovertyCure Center Summer Fellow. He studies political science at the Corvinus University of Budapest with a special interest in political philosophy. Zalán's research interests include economic theory, political theory, and political economy. He has also written on Hungarian political thought.

Posts by Zalán Hegyes

Hungary Is Not Viktor Orbán

Viktor Orbán, the controversial prime minister of Hungary, has no shortage of critics or defenders. For the critics, he is an authoritarian villain, a sinister leading voice in the global populist movement. Continue Reading...