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Fidesz struggling to convince young voters

Friday, November 29th, 2019

The leading online liberal website reports that the governing party is concerned over its faltering support among young voters. READ MORE

Friendly fire in the weeklies from Right and Left

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Two pro-government commentators call on Fidesz to take the results of the October local election very seriously, and change course. A left-wing columnist cautions the opposition against revengeful politics. READ MORE

Hungarian politics still dominated by Right and Left

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

A conservative historian cautions right-wing critics of the government that if Fidesz is defeated, the officials of the pre-2010 left-liberal coalition will be back, and conservatives will be sidelined. READ MORE

Borkai announces his resignation

Friday, November 8th, 2019

As the Mayor of Győr resigns in the wake of his taped debauchery scandal, a pro-government commentator suggests that he should have been forced to do so before the elections, while a liberal pundit warns the new left-wing capital city leaders that the opposition press will not be lenient with them. READ MORE

Right-wing analyst sounds the alarm after local elections

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

A pro-government political scientist calls on his governing Fidesz party to roll up its sleeves if it wants to win the parliamentary elections in 2022. READ MORE

Did sex and corruption scandals influence the municipal election?

Monday, October 21st, 2019

The weeklies and dailies ponder the role of sex and corruption scandals in last weekend’s surprise local election results, and consider the broader repercussions of what happened on Hungarian politics. READ MORE

The political landscape after the local elections

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Pundits from right across the political spectrum wonder whether Sunday’s election marks a new beginning and the return of a two party system in Hungary. READ MORE

Rock star responds to critics

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

A fortnight after his performance at the Fidesz summer event in Transylvania, rock singer and songwriter András Lovasi has rejected allegations that his presence there was an expression of allegiance to the government.

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Battle for environmentalist ideas

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

A liberal commentator thinks that the government has finally realized the mobilizing power of green ideas, and will now try now to appropriate political environmentalism. A pro-government columnist accuses left-liberals of trying to monopolize green ideas, and use ecology for partisan purposes. READ MORE

Rock star’s performance at Tusnádfürdő criticised

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

A pro-government pundit protests against the presence at the traditional summer Fidesz gathering in Transylvania of liberal minded rock star András Lovasi. A Marxist philosopher, on the other hand, condemns Lovasi for accepting the invitation to perform there. READ MORE