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Hungary’s Refugee Referendum Is a Referendum on Europe’s Survival

This Sunday, Hungarians are being asked to participate in what most observers consider a somewhat mysterious, or perhaps outright meaningless, referendum. The question posed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s right-wing government is: “Do you want the European Union to be able to mandate the obligatory resettlement of non-Hungarian citizens into Hungary even without the approval of the ?” A majority for “no” is widely expected, but such a result could neither reverse the September 2015 decision reached by EU member states to resettle asylum-seekers nor could it have any direct legal consequences in Hungary itself. 1,918 more words

Argument

Language Camp 

I spent this last week in Zánka with all the other rotary exchange students in the district (aka all of Hungary) at our first orientation/language camp. 917 more words

The New Star Of Germany's Far Right

Populist parties have been flourishing across Europe, and are already in power in Hungary and Poland, but a far-right resurgence in Germany is uniquely alarming, both because of its history—the postwar constitution was designed to curb populist influence—and because of its dominant position on the continent.

Read Here – The New Yorker

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Budapest's thermal baths: a beginner's guide

The process of visiting Budapest’s baths can seem baffling, until you’ve experienced them – and even then they can confound. Never fear. There’s a reason they call me SPArky… Here’s the lowdown on testing those waters. 894 more words

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Pannonhalma

Pannonhalma is a town in western Hungary, in Győr-Moson-Sopron County. It has a population of 3960 inhabitants (Jan. 2015). Main industry in this region is dairy and wine brewing. 575 more words

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Lifestyle || What's in my bag?! ( Fall Edition) 

Hey guys!

It’s been the longest time (its been almost two weeks but seriously, it feels like a million years) what have you all been up to? 393 more words

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