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Pope’s visit to Budapest

Thursday, June 10th, 2021
A pro-government columnist thinks that Pope Francis plans to avoid meeting Hungarian government politicians in order to punish them for defending Christianity – by keeping migrants out of the country. A left-wing commentator accuses the government of using Christianity to promote its own political agenda.

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Pope Francis to visit Budapest in September

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

A left-wing columnist believes the Pope plans to snub the Hungarian Prime Minister during his visit to Hungary. READ MORE

Ruminations on the future of the EU

Thursday, January 7th, 2021

A pro-government columnist expects fierce disputes over migration to dominate the European Union in 2021. A left-wing commentator wonders whether the Hungarian government might quit the increasingly integrated European Union. READ MORE

PM Orbán responds to George Soros

Friday, November 27th, 2020

Replying to an article by George Soros, the Hungarian Prime minister accuses what he calls ‘the Soros network’ of trying to eliminate national sovereignty and facilitate migration in order to create a multicultural Europe that would be ‘easy prey for global elites’. READ MORE

French terrorist acts depicted as an attack on Christianity

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

Two right-wing commentators see the French terrorist attacks as an assault on Christianity, and accuse left-wing liberal advocates of multiculturalism and an open society of being complicit in the violence. READ MORE

EU’s weakness blamed for heightened terrorism threat

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

A left-wing pundit suggests that terrorism has become a part of life in Europe, as a result of the EU’s inability to come up with a credible migration policy. READ MORE

Hungary’s demographic challenges

Friday, September 18th, 2020

A conservative commentator welcomes the government’s efforts to reverse the demographic decline with subsidies for families rather than by facilitating immigration. READ MORE

Moria camp arson seen as emblematic of EU impotence

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

As over 12 thousand asylum seekers sleep rough on Lesbos island after their camp burnt down on Wednesday, a pro-government commentator blames Europe’s half-hearted attitude toward mass immigration. READ MORE

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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European Court rules against Hungary’s migrant centers

Monday, May 18th, 2020

As the EU’s top court strikes down the transit zones which form the cornerstone of the government’s asylum policies, a liberal and a conservative pundit ponder the future of migration regulations in Hungary and the EU. READ MORE