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Minimum wage to be raised by 20 %

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

A conservative economist agrees that Hungarian wages are low, but he still finds the government’s plan to raise the minimum wage by 20 per cent risky. READ MORE

PM Orbán vows to ‘keep the EU alive’

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Opinions diverge over what motivated the Prime Minister to say that he will be a staunch supporter of the European Union – even if it were about to fall apart. READ MORE

Dispute over child pornography law rolls on

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

A pro-government commentator agrees with the government that LGBT organizations should not be involved in the sexual education of minors. Left-wing and liberal pundits wonder if the Bible and Plato’s works should also be considered as ‘homosexual propaganda’. READ MORE

Hungary felt vindicated by Lithuanian border fence

Saturday, August 14th, 2021

Reacting to what he calls the ‘international silence’ over the wire fence being built by Lithuania on its border with Belarus, a pro-government author angrily recalls the stern condemnation Hungary faced six years ago when it built a fence along its southern border. READ MORE

Tucker Carlson’s visit to Hungary

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Commenting on the widespread international media reaction to the one week visit the Fox News host has paid to Hungary and his interview with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, a Hungarian Canadian sociologist believes Carlson has opened a breach in the ’cordon sanitaire’ built around Hungary. READ MORE

Opposition protests the spyware scandal

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

Opposition news sites complain about the small number of demonstrators who joined the opposition march in Budapest on Monday. A pro-government analyst takes it as proof that the spyware scandal is a hoax. READ MORE

Government accused of using spyware

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

As the government stands accused of using spyware to monitor critical journalists and other individuals, a left-wing pundit likens PM Orbán to the dictators of the East. Pro-government commentators are skeptical that the government illegally tapped its critics. READ MORE

EC accused of misstating facts over LGBT education

Friday, July 16th, 2021

As the European Commission launches an infringement procedure against Hungary in the latest  development in the controversy over Hungary’s ‘paedophile law’, a pro-government analyst claims that Brussels wants to ‘re-programme children’ and finds it in denial of its real intentions. READ MORE

Alt-left commentator against Tokyo Olympics

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

A radical leftist author demands that the Tokyo Olympic Games be called off. He finds both the timing and the idea of modern Olympics unacceptable. READ MORE

Weeklies on new divergences between The EU and Hungary

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Opposition-leaning weeklies ponder whether the row between most European governments and Hungary’s leaders over sexual education might ultimately lead to Hungary leaving the European Union, while pro-government outlets praise the Hungarian government for defending traditional values.

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