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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

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

Ukrainian education law backed by Soros’s local foundation

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

A conservative commentator finds it surprising that the Ukrainian  subsidiary of a network of foundations financed by American-Hungarian financier and philanthropist George Soros agrees with the new Ukrainian law which bars state owned schools from teaching minority students in their mother tongues. READ MORE

Fears of a hot autumn

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

A pro-government columnist interprets the presence of a Serbian civic mass movement organiser as a sign that foreign liberal sources intend to export a kind of revolution to Hungary. READ MORE

Momentum launches action group

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

A left-wing analyst suggests that the Momentum party’s grassroots action plan emulates the Fidesz civic circles of the early 2000s and will prove counterproductive. The leading pro-government daily suspects that Momentum’s scheme is financed by George Soros. READ MORE

Government ends anti-Soros billboard campaign

Friday, July 14th, 2017

As the government announces the end of its ad campaign on migration featuring George Soros, debates about Mr Soros’s role roll on. READ MORE

Netanyahu withdraws protest against anti-Soros poster campaign 

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Commentators sharply disagree about whether the government’s anti-immigration ad and billboard campaign depicting George Soros is anti-Semitic or not. READ MORE

Rival narratives of provocation and violence

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

As the government and the opposition side trade accusations about alleged plans to provoke violence, a pro-government and a centrist commentator ponder the likelihood of a violent autumn. READ MORE

PM Orbán summarizes the latest ‘National Consultation’

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The Prime Minister evaluates the 1.7 million answers to the government’s questionnaire as an expression of overwhelming support for his policy of rejecting mass immigration and further supranational European integration, while a left-wing commentator thinks that the questions put to the population were senseless. READ MORE

Soros and the PM exchange Mafia accusations

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

As George Soros depicts the Orbán government as a ‘mafia state’, government politicians including the premier himself describe the NGOs supported by Mr Soros as ‘a mafia network.’ A pro-government columnist fears that anti-government protesters will soon turn violent. A left-wing commentator, on the other hand, finds the government’s rhetoric frightening. READ MORE