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Calls for a ‘national’ Left

Friday, July 9th, 2021

A left-wing political scientist thinks that the Left needs to endorse patriotism if it wants to strengthen solidarity and equality. READ MORE

Football seen as politics by other means

Monday, June 28th, 2021

Commentators right across the political spectrum interpret the Hungarian team’s unexpected success and tragic exit from the European Football Championship as a political allegory. READ MORE

Exchange over ‘localism’

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

An alt-left and a conservative pundit ponder the prospect of a ‘localist’ ideology shared by both Right and Left. READ MORE

Conservative columnist reclaims European identity

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

A pro-government pundit accuses liberal EU elites of trying to force an artificial uniform European identity on all EU member states. She calls on conservatives to defend authentic European identity which is rooted in diverse national identities. READ MORE

Calls for a national Left

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

A left-wing political analyst suggests that national feeling and social democracy can complement each other, and calls on the Hungarian Left to embrace national ideas. READ MORE

Right-wing writer calls for green nationalism

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

A conservative pundit points out that nationalism can help reduce global trade, consumption and ecological footprints. READ MORE

A middle-of-the-road view on nationalism

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

A political analyst dismisses the arguments of both European pro-integrationists and nationalists, and claims that neither group has a credible vision of Europe and European nation-states. READ MORE

Dispute over history curriculum

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

A liberal and a left-wing columnist harshly criticize a conservative historian’s suggestion that history education should be used to strengthen national feeling. A pro-government commentator, on the other hand, welcomes the proposal. READ MORE

Growing nationalism in the West seen as a threat to Hungary

Monday, June 18th, 2018

A left-wing liberal columnist thinks that the rise of nationalist politics in the EU and the US will severely limit the Hungarian government’s possibilities to defend Hungarian interests. READ MORE

The real tragedy of the Trianon Peace Treaty

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

A conservative columnist thinks that the Trianon peace agreement was the result of nationalism, triggered by the Hungarian independence movements of the 19th century. He contends that the real tragedy of the Treaty was the dissolution of the Habsburg Empire. READ MORE