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Jobbik leader ready to apologize to Jews and Roma

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Both a pro-government commentator and a liberal analyst doubt if Jobbik leader Gábor Vona can convincingly distance himself and his party from Jobbik’s earlier extremist statements concerning Jews and Roma. READ MORE

Jobbik MP suggests suffrage based on educational achievement

Monday, August 7th, 2017

After a prominent Jobbik MP suggested that people who have not completed eight years of basic schooling should not be allowed to vote, commentators agree that the proposal is out of touch with modern times, but might be revealing about just how far Jobbik’s move to the centre has gone. READ MORE

Jobbik moves to the centre

Friday, August 4th, 2017

A prominent political analyst believes that by moving away from its extreme positions, Jobbik has opened up the possibility that Fidesz might lose its parliamentary majority as early as next year’s election. READ MORE

Joint legal initiatives by the Left and Jobbik

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

A pro-government commentator accuses left-wing opposition parties of hypocrisy after a series of joint moves with Jobbik. READ MORE

New far-right groups registered

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

A conservative and a pro-government commentator agree that the birth of two racist far-right groups is a consequence of Jobbik’s shift towards the centre. READ MORE

Jobbik calls for European wage equality

Monday, July 10th, 2017

As the Jobbik party calls for European level wages for Hungarian employees, a former Minister of Industry and Trade cautions against such state intervention. READ MORE

Weeklies on the prospect of a broad anti-Fidesz coalition

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Commentators from right across the political spectrum express their doubts about the potential of a broad anti-Fidesz coalition, which aims to change the current electoral law. READ MORE

Local by-elections in Budapest

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

A liberal commentator interprets the results of two district by-elections held in Budapest as proof that Fidesz is losing support and that Jobbik is becoming insignificant in the capital. READ MORE

Lajos Simicska’s war on Fidesz

Friday, April 7th, 2017

A pro-government commentator and a political analyst ponder the implications of the coordinated attack by media mogul Lajos Simicska and Jobbik on PM Orbán. READ MORE

Further ruminations on Jobbik’s turn to the centre

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Although all the involved parties have dismissed such speculations, pundits both on Left and Right continue to discuss the potential of a broad anti-Fidesz opposition including both the left-wing parties and Jobbik. READ MORE