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Fidesz accused of anti-Semitism again

Friday, April 20th, 2018

As the government pledges to fight anti-Semitism and other forms of racism, a group of western European intellectuals accuses Fidesz of anti-Semitism. A left-wing columnist agrees, the two pro-government dailies protest. READ MORE

Election campaign in full swing

Monday, March 26th, 2018

With just two weeks to go till the Parliamentary election, weeklies and the dailies’ weekend editions discuss corruption scandals and ponder what comes after 8 April. READ MORE

Migration quota disputes in the UN and EU

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

A right-wing columnist thinks that the Hungarian government is justified in dismissing the UN resolution on migration. A conservative critic of the government accuses PM Orbán of fear-mongering over migration. READ MORE

Further dispute over Migration Aid

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

A liberal commentator finds unrealistic the dismissal by Migration Aid of Magyar Idők’s accusations concerning alleged illicit data collection and cooperation with foreign governments. READ MORE

George Soros still in focus

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

A prominent pro-government pundit sees ample evidence to show that George Soros maintains a network of NGOs in order to put pressure on governments. He also suspects that the ‘Soros NGOs’ and their employees may pose a national security threat. READ MORE

Further ruminations on Lázár’s Vienna video

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

A liberal commentator suspects that Mr Lázár wants to divert attention from corruption through anti-immigrant fear-mongering. A pro-government blog accuses the liberal media of falsifying facts in order to help the opposition parties in the campaign. READ MORE

Minister Lázár says migrants make Vienna suburb dirty, poor and unsafe

Friday, March 9th, 2018

A pro-government columnist agrees with János Lázár that life in Vienna is changing under the impact of Muslim immigration. A left-wing commentator finds Mr Lázár’s suggestions cynical and ridiculous. READ MORE

PM says mass immigration is a threat to growth

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

As Prime Minister Orbán says that fast economic growth necessitates stopping migration into Hungary, pundits on Left and Right ponder if and how population movements may impact the Hungarian economy. READ MORE

Lessons of the Italian election

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

A right-wing and a left-wing columnist agree that it will be difficult to govern Italy after the election resulted in stalemate between the Five Star Movement and a right-wing alliance. But they offer diametrically opposed interpretations of the vote. READ MORE

Dispute over the UN’s role in migration

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

A pro-government columnist accuses the United Nations of trying to help the Left in the April election. A conservative critic of the government thinks the Fidesz campaign against the UN is doomed to failure.  READ MORE