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Police bans extreme rightwing paramilitary demonstration


A liberal human rights activist welcomes the police’s decision not to allow a march by two extreme-right paramilitary groups in protest against what they call ‘Gypsy terror’. READ MORE

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EP election campaign enters home stretch


A liberal weekly and the weekend edition of the main dailies assess what is at stake at next week’s European Parliamentary election. READ MORE

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Repercussions of the Trump-Orbán summit


Two conservative pundits, one critical of the government, the other a firm supporter, debate whether Hungary’s improved diplomatic relations with the US serve the interests of Hungary. READ MORE

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Facebook blocks pro-government media sites


An alt-left commentator condemns the decision of Facebook to suspend the sites of the Mediaworks media group. READ MORE

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Hungarian growth rate first in Europe


A left-wing commentator thinks that Hungary’s fast growth rate cannot be sustained. Pro-government columnists find such pessimism ungrounded and politically motivated. READ MORE

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PM Orbán meets US President Trump


A pro-government columnist interprets PM Orbán’s Washington visit as a great diplomatic success for Hungary. A left-wing pundit thinks that the meeting had no real importance. A Marxist philosopher suspects that President Trump needs PM Orbán to weaken the EU. READ MORE

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DK seen as the winner of the opposition contest


A pro-government analyst predicts that the EP election will help the Democratic Coalition to become the leading force of of the opposition, although not a match for Fidesz. READ MORE

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Opposing views on the challenges facing the EU


A pro-government activist accuses the Left and liberals of selling out Europe to migrants and global capitalists. A left-wing pundit, on the other hand, thinks that migration is not among the top challenges facing Europe. READ MORE

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Weeklies on EP elections


Two weeks before the elections for the European Parliament, weeklies assess the possible outcomes and ponder whether Fidesz will remain a member of the European People’s Party or choose a more radical right-wing group after the election. READ MORE

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Fidesz luminaries allegedly concerned over rift with the EPP


A liberal news reporter quotes unnamed sources as saying that several leading Fidesz politicians are alarmed by the sight of their party drifting away from the European People’s Party.  READ MORE

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