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Stopping the far right requires opposing the EU

The revolt against the labour law and Francois Hollande in France 

In this second of a two-part article examining the European crisis and the rise of the far right I look at why the left needs to adopt an internationalist position of rupture with the EU if we are to be most effective in stopping the radicalising racist forces and the processes within Austerity and Fortress Europe which are driving them. 3,005 more words

Not going hungry in Hungary!

We arrived in Budapest after a very enjoyable train journey from Munich, through Salzburg and Vienna. The Railjet train is very comfortable and the views are amazing. 563 more words

Hungary #2, Danube Bend

2012

Sunday morning, the twenty-fourth of June, in a rented apartment near the Budapest Opera, I was waiting for a lift to go and see the Danube Bend, … 911 more words

Travel

Securitizing the Syrian refugee influx: How Visegrad group countries use language to turn migrants into threats

by Givi Gigitashvili

The Syrian refugee crisis has once again sparked debates about the existence of two different Europes, with deep-seated discrepancies between the Eastern and Western European countries. 1,957 more words

Politics

Elindulna a város

Our trip to Budapest included a few memorable excursions out of the city and into the countryside.

The most bizarre of these was taking the Children’s Railway (Gyermekvasút) to the Elizabeth Lookout (Erzsébet-kilátó) at János-hegy – the highest hill in Budapest. 495 more words

Being A Tourist

Upcoming event: "Sharing Economy: The View from the Visegrad Group"

Conference organized by MEP Dita Charanzová (ALDE) and the Association for International Affairs (AMO) and kindly supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and the International Visegrad Fund. 294 more words

Upcoming Events

Hyviä ja huonoja uutisia

Haagin sotarikostuomioistuin langetti tuomion Srebrenican kansanmurhasta kiirastorstaina. Radovan Karadžić tuomittiin muun muassa 8000 muslimimiehen ja -pojan joukkomurhista 40 vuodeksi vankeuteen. Paha sai palkkansa.

Iskut Brysselissä, terrorin uhka kauhistuttaa meitä kaikkia. 433 more words