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First round of left-wing Budapest mayoral preliminary


As the Párbeszéd (Dialogue) candidate defeats the MSZP candidate in the first round of the Left’S Budapest mayoral preliminary election, both a left-wing and a pro-government columnist doubt whether the Left can defeat Fidesz in the capital. READ MORE

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Will Jobbik declare bankruptcy?


As Jobbik is brought to the brink of insolvency by fines meted out for illegal campaign financing, two pro-government outlets accuse Jobbik’s leadership of selling out it principles – and incompetence, to boot. READ MORE

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Can homosexuality be ’cured’?


A Christian liberal pundit finds it nauseating that pro-government intellectuals on public media discuss gay conversion therapy as a potentially desirable ‘treatment’ for homosexuality. A conservative lawyer accuses liberals of trying to normalize homosexuality and criminalize masculinity. READ MORE

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EP debate on Hungary


A pro-government commentator describes the debate within the European Parliament on Hungary as a pathetic farce attended only by a handful of MEPs. READ MORE

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Audi strike ends after wage hike deal


Left-wing outlets celebrate the victory of the Audi workers whose demands have been heeded by the management after a 6 day long strike which brought assembly lines in Hungary and even at the Audio mother factory in Germany to a standstill. READ MORE

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PM denies neutrality allegations


A left-wing analyst finds it absurd to imagine that Hungary is considering leaving NATO, but accuses the government of intending to ‘ally itself ‘with Russia and China. READ MORE

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Hungarian Audi workers on strike


On the fifth day of the wage strike of the workers at the Audi motor works in Győr, a business website remarks that Audi workers are among the best paid in Hungary, while a pro-government columnist praises the Audi Trade Union for its resolute stance in defence of workers’ interests. READ MORE

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Conflicting political claims on Endre Ady


On the 100th anniversary of the death of one of Hungary’s greatest poets, a left-liberal columnist and a pro-government commentator trade accusations that the opposite side is fraudulently recruiting Endre Ady to their own camp. READ MORE

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Hungarian growth model praised


A pro-government analyst points out that tax revenues are increasing fast, which he attributes to the government’s economic policy, and most importantly, to tax cuts. READ MORE

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American campaign strategist on the Soros-campaign


A left-wing analyst and a liberal weekly comment on the the anti-Soros campaign and accuse the government of cynical fear-mongering and using anti-Semitic tropes. READ MORE

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