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Right-wing analyst sounds the alarm after local elections


A pro-government political scientist calls on his governing Fidesz party to roll up its sleeves if it wants to win the parliamentary elections in 2022.

Pro-government commentator calls on Borkai to step down


A political analyst urges Győr mayor Zsolt Borkai to step down from politics, as his continued public presence harms Fidesz, even though he quit the party.

European political landscape after the EP election


A pro-government analyst predicts that new rifts will emerge in the EU after centrist mainstream parties lost ground at the European Parliamentary elections. A left-wing commentator hopes that centrist conservatives, socialists and liberals will create a strong core that keeps nationalists parties at bay.

Conflicting assessments of the PM’s ’baby boom plan’


Left-wing analysts suggest the Prime Minister’s 7 point ’family protection plan’ is aimed at taking back the political initiative, while a pro-government pundit thinks it opens a new paradigm – and not just in Hungary.

Jobbik loses a third of its voters


A pro-government pundit thinks the formerly radical right-wing party is losing support because of its drift towards liberal and centrist positions which make its profile unrecognizable.

Hungary seen as a potential driving force in Eastern Europe


A pro-government analyst suggests that Hungary should play a leading role in uniting Central and East European countries which have basic common interests despite their many differences.

Controversial government policies seen as a ‘conservative revolution’


A pro-government political scientist interprets the oft-criticised policies of the Hungarian government as efforts aimed at completing the transition from the Communist regime.

Therapies for a left-wing recovery


Two weeks after the general election, commentators on both sides of the main political divide  try to figure out whether the opposition parties will ever become a match for Fidesz or whether a new one can replace them.

Analyst predicts lasting Fidesz rule


A conservative political scientist suspects that the government has a realistic chance of becoming a centrist force in Hungary which could dominate politics for a long time unchallenged by the opposition.

Right-wing interpretations of the divisions within the EU


One pro-government analyst criticises the European Commission and leading European officials for trying to impose majority opinions on Hungary and its partners, while another believes a war is underway between the supporters of multiculturalism and those of the nation state.