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Fidesz to offer a pact to Socialists?

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

A young pro-government writer suggests that Fidesz helped the Socialists to preserve their place in Hungarian politics, and now it is time for the MSZP to take up the offer and give up “the democracy agenda”. The author, a member of the Young Christian Democrats (affiliated with the Fidesz-KDNP coalition) recalls the so-called Bethlen-Peyer pact as an example which could be emulated today. READ MORE

Catch-up school for Roma: a segregation case?

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Pundits debate whether a special school for disadvantaged Roma children should be closed down. A liberal commentator believes that Roma families protesting against desegregation entrench their own social exclusion. Conservatives, on the other hand, contend that special attention given to poor Roma children fosters social inclusion. READ MORE

EP resolution on Hungary: commentators divided

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Left and right wing columnists are sharply divided on the resolution the European Parliament adopted on Hungary earlier this week. While conservative commentators condemn Hungarian Socialist MEPs for actively taking part, their left wing counterparts call on the government to act. READ MORE