chapter  8
The demonization of George Soros and its real meaning in Central and Eastern Europe
WithIvan T. Berend
Pages 10

Right-wing anti-Soros hysteria emerging all over the world. Its culmination in Central and Eastern Europe. Putin’s Russia gave the signal first to the anti-Soros propaganda. Hungary’s Orbán’s special role: “Let’s not leave Soros the last laugh!” Anti-Soros mania and accusations against Soros in Eastern Europe. Hysteria and reality: Soros’s real view on immigration in Europe. The “secret message” of anti-Soros hysteria: anti-Semitism.