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Speculation on EU migration policy under the German presidency

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

A liberal commentator believes that the EU’s expected anti-immigration turn will make it difficult for the Hungarian government to continue its anti-immigrant rhetoric. A pro-government columnist finds it peculiar that liberals see the anticipated shift as a defeat for PM Orbán. A conservative analyst fears that the EU under the German presidency still wants to impose immigration on the EU.
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Ethnic minority petition backed by over a million

Saturday, May 9th, 2020

A pro-government commentator condemns the Democratic Coalition as the only party in Parliament not supporting a petition demanding direct European cohesion funds for ethnic minority regions. READ MORE

Dispute over George Soros’s perpetual bonds proposal

Friday, May 1st, 2020

A conservative columnist believes that the ‘perpetual eurobonds’ proposed by George Soros would weaken national sovereignty and turn states into debt slaves. A liberal commentator acknowledges that the scheme has some risks, but nonetheless believes that such bonds would benefit Hungary. READ MORE

European left-liberals condemn the Hungarian government

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Alongside another 18 left-wing and liberal newspapers throughout Europe, the nationwide left-wing daily publishes an appeal calling on European institutions to take measures against the Hungarian government. A pro-government sit rejects the accusations made in the appeal as unfounded. READ MORE

Rival views on the EU

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

A left-wing and a conservative commentator offer diametrically opposing takes on the performance of the EU during the coronavirus epidemic. READ MORE

Restrictions on movement to fight the virus pandemic

Monday, March 30th, 2020

As the government announces a partial curfew in an effort to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, commentators ponder the implications for the pandemic and the lives of ordinary Hungarians. READ MORE

EU plans to make future payments conditional on rule of law compliance

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

A left-wing author doubts that the opposition can reasonably expect the European Union to force the Hungarian government to change course. READ MORE

UK leaves EU

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

A commentator in the leading pro-government daily admires the UK for leaving the EU and restoring its national sovereignty. READ MORE

George Soros is still a trump card in politics

Friday, December 27th, 2019

A left-wing commentator accuses the government of trying to woo anti-Semitic voters with its anti-Soros campaign. A pro-government pundit dismisses the accusation as absurd. READ MORE

Environmentalism as a tool of political mobilization 

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Commentators across the political spectrum ponder whether and if so how green ideas are redrawing the political landscape. READ MORE