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Government accused of corruption

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Commenting on Transparency International’s recent Corruption Perception Index and the selling of state-owned farmland, both a left-wing and a conservative columnist accuse the government of corruption. READ MORE

Jobbik against the Land Act

Monday, July 8th, 2013

A centrist analyst thinks Jobbik’s spectacular protest stunt in Parliament (see BudaPost June 22 and 25) against the land reform was just the beginning of a long campaign. READ MORE

Jobbik’s “treason-stunt” still on the agenda

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Right-wing columnists continue to express disdain for far-right MPs who occupied the Speaker’s rostrum and repeatedly chanted the word “traitors,” while Parliament was voting on the new Land Act on Friday 21 June. A left-wing commentator calls for an immediate tax on leased arable land. READ MORE

Jobbik accuses Orbán of high treason

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Commenting on the noisy occupation of the Speaker’s rostrum staged by right-wing radical MPs in Parliament, a pro-government columnist compares Jobbik to the Jacobins who plunged Paris into a spiral of terror during their rule. A centrist analyst predicts a series of similar spectacular acts as the elections get closer. READ MORE

Government accused of nurturing sacred cows

Friday, December 28th, 2012

A conservative liberal blogger looking back on the past year contends that despite efforts aimed at a wholesale reform, the government has failed to discontinue some unfortunate practices. READ MORE

Land lease program rigging claims refuted

Friday, September 28th, 2012

A pro-government pundit defends a public land lease programme against potentially damaging allegations of tender-rigging. READ MORE