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Dobrev accuses President Sulyok of past ’land mafia’ crimes

Saturday, May 25th, 2024

Left-wing commentators believe that the documents, several decades old, submitted by the DK EP election frontrunner may have moral implications but no legal consequences. READ MORE

Conflicting opinions on pre-electoral TV debates

Thursday, May 16th, 2024

A left-wing commentator thinks the public TV company cannot be trusted to stage a debate of front-runners ahead of the European elections, while his pro-government colleague accuses Péter Magyar of shying away from an open debate READ MORE

Weeklies on the anniversary of the 1848 revolution – and Ukraine

Monday, March 18th, 2024

As every year, commentators mark 15 March with attempts to apply the lessons of the 1848 revolution to the present era . READ MORE

Weeklies on the past two critical weeks

Monday, March 4th, 2024

Opinions diverge on how successful the government and the opposition have been in tackling the paedophile pardon crisis and on Hungary’s long-drawn-out reluctance to ratify Sweden’s NATO membership. READ MORE

Dobrev promises better governance

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

In a lengthy article in the nationwide left-wing daily, the shadow premier of the Democratic Coalition outlines her party’s programme for the forthcoming years. READ MORE

DK launches online TV channel

Tuesday, December 6th, 2022

A liberal commentator accuses the Democratic Coalition of trying to emulate government propaganda by launching its own – equally biased – YouTube television channel. READ MORE

Klára Dobrev calls for demonstrations on 23 October

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

A pro-government pundit describes the appeal launched by the ‘shadow prime minister’ of the Democratic Coalition as an expression of ‘communist impudence’. READ MORE

DK forms shadow government

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

Commentators on both sides of the political divide are sceptical about the chances of the Democratic Coalition to represent a counterweight to the government on its own. READ MORE

65 after 56

Saturday, October 23rd, 2021

On the 65th anniversary of the 1956 revolution, a left-wing commentator and his right-wing counterpart draw diametrically opposing lessons for the present from the history of the popular uprising. READ MORE

Weeklies on the opposition primary home stretch

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Weeklies published before the closing of the opposition primary on Saturday assessed the chances of the frontrunners, their prospects in the April general election and the main tasks of the opposition, after the primary. READ MORE