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Prospects of a united opposition

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
A left-wing as well as a pro-government commentator think that the opposition needs first of all a strong and charismatic leader to unite voters dissatisfied with the current government.

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Weeklies’ New Year editorials

Monday, January 6th, 2020

In their first issues of 2020, the weeklies try to make sense of what happened in 2019 and assess what Hungary may expect in the New Year. READ MORE

Praise and soft New Year criticism in the main pro-government daily

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

A prominent pro-government columnist believes 2019 was the best year in Hungary’s millennial history, but warns the government side that it must change its attitudes to remain in power. READ MORE

Opposition seen as subservient to imperial forces

Monday, November 25th, 2019

A pro-government analyst believes public life in Hungary is fatally split between the supporters of nationhood and those of Empire. READ MORE

A radical left-winger launches a wake-up call

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

An anti-capitalist author calls for the creation of a strong radical left-wing movement within the opposition. 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

Opposition candidates excel in repeat local elections

Friday, November 15th, 2019

A left-wing and a pro-government columnist ponder the implications of the victory of an opposition candidate who once quoted Adolf Hitler and Ferenc Szálasi (leader of the Fascist Hungarian Arrow Cross Party, executed in 1946) in the repeat election in the city of Jászberény. 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

Weeklies on the first days of opposition rule in Budapest

Monday, November 11th, 2019

Weeklies wonder if the opposition parties who defeated Fidesz in almost half of the big cities, including the capital, will become its real challenger at the 2022 Parliamentary elections. 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