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Illiberalism of Trump vs. Orbán

I have never thought that I would read the best in-a-nutshell summary of what went wrong in Hungary (and how eerily unspectacular it was) in an American magazine, but here it goes. 1,241 more words


How to build an anti-migrant consensus: the case of Hungary

Zsuzsanna Szabo traces the murky relationship between Hungary’s political and media establishments

Hungary is in the very heart of Europe but it is not an easy destination for refugees and undocumented immigrants since a… 1,274 more words


Hungarian PM Orban to ask EU to help foot bill for border protection

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary will ask the European Commission to finance half of the cost of protecting its southern borders from migrants which has been paid by Hungarian taxpayers so far, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff, Janos Lazar, said on Thursday.

A Dummy's Guide to Hungarian Politics I/IV – The Alliance of Old Authoritarians

This is the first part of a four-part article. 

FIDESZ is the ruling party in Hungary. Ruling is to be understood in an extremely literal sense since the map of electoral districts after the 2014 elections looked like this (FIDESZ is orange, the allied democratic opposition is red) : 1,741 more words


Political EGI VII: Orban's Speech

Analyzing excerpts from an Orban speech.

I’ve been critical of Orban, but with his continued farstreaming and Jobbik’s continued mainstreaming, Orban may now represent the “far right” of Hungarian politics.   1,863 more words


Orban och jag har precis samma åsikt!

Ett tillägg jag med ojämna intervall har skrivit: ofta är det väsentliga innehållet i en bloggartikel i länkarna! De Måste läsas

Du kan läsa artikeln Orban har skrivit på … 28 more words

Hungary's Orban welcomes Netanyahu, vows to fight anti-Semitism

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday that his country stood firmly against anti-Semitism today after the “crime” of failing to protect its Jewish citizens during World War Two.