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Hungary ‘unlikely’ to drift away from the EU

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

A left-liberal political analyst disagrees with opposition politicians who see Hungary as slowly but surely drifting away from the European Union. READ MORE

National consultation on the ’Soros plan’

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Pundits express sharply contrasting views on the government’s ‘national consultation’ on migration. One side sees it as a propaganda project based on lies, while the other considers the campaign an expression of self-defence against pressure from global elites. READ MORE

Macron seen as the mountain, giving birth to a mouse

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

A pro-government columnist thinks the ten-year road map for a closer European Union laid out by President Macron of France is a collection of commonplaces or unrealistic ideas which merely aim at bolstering his dwindling popularity at home. READ MORE

EU Budgetary Control Committee visits Hungary

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Pundits from all across the political spectrum use the visit of the European Parliament’s Budgetary Control Committee to accuse the government and the opposition of corruption. READ MORE

New round of ‘national consultation’ announced

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

As the government announces another ‘national consultation’ on the EU migrant quota redistribution system, a conservative columnist contends that the Hungarian public has already made it clear several times that they oppose the quotas. READ MORE

EU accused of applying double standards in migration policy

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

A pro-government commentator attacks the EU for expressing willingness to financially support the closure of the Libyan border to stop the flow of refugees, while it has harshly criticized Hungary for erecting a fence. READ MORE

Juncker’s reforms rejected out of hand

Friday, September 15th, 2017

A conservative commentator condemns the sweeping institutional reforms proposed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union address to the European Parliament, as an ‘expression of the will of Brussels bureaucrats to rule over member states.’ READ MORE

Migrant quotas: EU Court rejects Hungary’s and Slovakia’s claim

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Two pro-government commentators don’t hide their bitterness in condemning Wednesday’s verdict of the European Court of Justice. Europe’s top court ruled that the decree issued by a majority of EU interior ministers two years ago on migrant relocation quotas was legal. READ MORE

Brussels won’t pay for Hungary’s border fence

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Pundits across the political spectrum comment on PM Orbán’s request to the European Commission to reimburse half of the construction costs of the border fence – and the European Commission’s refusal to do so. READ MORE

Dispute over the economic implications of migration

Monday, August 14th, 2017

A conservative economist suspects that core EU states facilitate migration in order to import a cheap labour force. A liberal analyst dismisses the claim that migration is the biggest economic challenge, and recommends the government spend more on education. READ MORE