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Migration depicted as a threat to the West


Two right-wing columnists see Marxists behind much of the illegal migration to Europe. They suggest the Marxist Left uses global warming to promote mass population movements. READ MORE

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Dispute over overtime


Commenting on a bill to extend overtime limits, a left-wing columnist accuses the government of selling Hungarian workers out to multinational business interests. READ MORE

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Massive media conglomerate created on the Right


Liberal commentators think that the centralization of pro-government media outlets will further strengthen the government’s dominance over public opinion. READ MORE

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Fidesz popularity unbroken


A conservative political scientist claims that due to Fidesz migration politics, radical parties are much weaker in Hungary than in most European countries. READ MORE

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Dispute over history curriculum


A liberal and a left-wing columnist harshly criticize a conservative historian’s suggestion that history education should be used to strengthen national feeling. A pro-government commentator, on the other hand, welcomes the proposal. READ MORE

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Ukraine under martial law


Pondering the implications of the Russian-Ukrainian naval incident, a pro-government columnist finds Hungary’s position diplomatically and geopolitically extremely delicate. READ MORE

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Moody’s keeps Hungarian credit rating unchanged


A conservative economist criticizes the credit rating company Moody’s for not upgrading Hungary’s rating. A left-wing commentator explains Moody’s decision with the still high volume of public debt. READ MORE

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PM Orbán praises Gruevski


As the Prime Minister explains that his former Macedonian counterpart deserves ‘decent treatment’ from Hungary, opinions continue to sharply differ on the decision to grant him political asylum. READ MORE

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Socialist politician defends liberal democracy


Former MSZP Chairman Attila Mesterházy accuses the government of building an autocracy and, in sharp contrast to the current MSZP leadership, passionately defends liberal democracy as the only system that keeps the government in check and brings prosperity. READ MORE

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Did Gruevski flee with official consent?


A commentator suspects that the Macedonian authorities allowed former PM Gruevski to flee his country after his corruption conviction, because he is less dangerous as a fugitive abroad than as a prisoner at home. READ MORE

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