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11 Transcarpathian POWs transferred from Russia to Hungary

Saturday, June 17th, 2023

The transfer is reported to be the result of a ‘private deal’ between the Russian Orthodox Church and Hungary’s Christian Democrat Deputy Prime Minister. READ MORE

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

Hungary to introduce family bankruptcy

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

As Christian Democrat MPs table a new bill on family insolvency, a liberal columnist fears that even this scheme will not bail out families in extreme need. A conservative commentator on the other hand believes that the government is offering effective help for all different types of debtors, to save them from eviction and the loss of their property. READ MORE

PM Orbán on Christian Democracy

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

As PM Orbán praises the ideals of Christian Democracy, the leading left-wing daily accuses him of betraying its core principles. A pro-government columnist, on the other hand, believes that the Fidesz-KDNP coalition has a coherent ideological vision. READ MORE

First day at school: education policy under fire

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Liberal critics of different hues accuse the government of authoritarianism and incompetence, for its overhaul of public education READ MORE

Government widens its lead

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Right-wing columnists review the latest opinion polls, and conclude that the opposition parties are unlikely to challenge the governing coalition at the 2014 parliamentary elections. READ MORE

Deputy PM plagiarism scandal

Monday, December 10th, 2012

An independent conservative blogger dismisses Deputy PM Zsolt Semjén’s claim that he did not violate any written rules when copying large parts of his 1992 doctoral dissertation from other sources without attribution. READ MORE

Christian Democrats and the family

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Left-wing commentators accuse the Christian Democrats of discriminating against domestic partnerships by denying them the same legal status marriages have. A conservative columnist on the other hand contends that traditional families are the cornerstones of healthy nations. READ MORE