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A left-wing view on the Brexit impasse

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

A leading left-liberal columnist accuses British lawmakers of impotence, but acknowledges that their conundrum is a tough one. READ MORE

A pro-government view on Brexit

Friday, January 18th, 2019

A conservative analyst regrets that with Brexit, Hungary is losing an ally in debates within the European Union. She also finds it worrying that Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union will apparently take place in chaotic conditions. READ MORE

Hard Brexit seen as the most likely option

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Rather than analysing the repercussions of a hard Brexit on Hungary, the first comments on the rejection by Westminster of the Brexit deal between the British Government and the EU-27 try to make sense of what has happened and what might happen next. READ MORE

Brexit interpretations

Monday, November 19th, 2018

As the draft agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union meets fierce resistance among Tory MPs, one commentator laments the negative consequences of Brexit, while another urges the EU to learn its lesson and reform itself. READ MORE

Netanyahu concludes three day visit to Budapest

Friday, July 21st, 2017

A liberal analyst believes that the Israeli Prime Minister came to Hungary to seek new allies within the European Union, while a conservative commentator hopes that his visit will help eradicate the remaining traces of anti-Semitism among Hungarian right-wingers. READ MORE

Macron’s presidency seen as an urban victory 

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

After Trump’s victory in the United States and the Brexit vote last year, a well-known Hungarian-American analyst interprets the outcome of the French presidential election as a cause for celebration for progressive forces. READ MORE

Theresa May announces hard Brexit

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

As British Prime Minister Theresa May unveils her plan to leave the European single market, a conservative commentator expresses his understanding for her motives, but warns that a ‘hard Brexit’ is not good news for Hungarians. READ MORE

2016: the year of the ‘common sense’ revolt

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Conservative pundits reflecting on 2016 contend that the old global order has been shaken by the revolt of masses of people allegedly demanding ‘common sense policies’ rather than ‘politically correct ideologies’. READ MORE

Brexit’s fallout on Hungary and the V4

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

A left-wing commentator believes the Hungarian government is ’the spokesman’ of the Visegrád 4 in their confrontation with the EU, while a conservative analyst suggests that Angela Merkel is changing her policies and is steering nearer to the V4. READ MORE

Brexit’s impact on Hungary

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

A conservative analyst warns that Hungary ought to start factoring in the unfavourable consequences the departure of Great Britain from the EU will have on its economy and international standing. READ MORE