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Conservative figure warns against confrontation

Wednesday, June 7th, 2023

A former diplomat suggests that Hungary should play a more positive role in international relations. READ MORE

A Hungarian tragedy: common property

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Twenty years after the regime change, Hungarians still do not care much for public property. A left-wing columnist blames the lack of public concern for public goods on the still prevailing heritage of “state socialism”. READ MORE

A land of egotistic paternalists?

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Recent public opinion surveys reveal a very low level of trust among Hungarians, both in one another and in public institutions. Sociologists blame the lack of trust on political elites, for failing to promote the basic norms of market capitalism and democracy after the fall of state socialism. Hungarians hate state intervention, but also expect support from the government. READ MORE