What happens if we all want to be national conservatives?

  • 2017-05-17
  • T├Ánis Saarts
Everyone who studies about the right-wing parties in Central and Eastern Europe would be astonished by the fact that the majority of these parties are conservative parties, more precisely national conservatives, putting emphasis on nationalism, ethnicity, traditional values, etc. There are almost no Christian Democrats and very few parties have retained their true liberal roots.  Let’s consider, for example, the major political parties in the Baltic States – the Unity in Latvia, Homeland Union in Lithuania, the Reform Party in Estonia – they are all national conservat...
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