2015. november 30. 14:21
The walls are going up all over Europe. In Hungary, they take the physical form of razor and barbed wire fences, like much of the old iron curtain.
2015. november 27. 10:52
Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s government has repeatedly taken antidemocratic and xenophobic measures that openly violate the basic principles of the rule of law.
2015. november 18. 10:24
The like of this has never happened before. We are allowing in – indeed transporting in – hundreds of thousands of people in an unregulated manner from regions in which the European Union is at war.
2015. október 20. 08:48
On one side are politicians like Angela Merkel, Jean-Claude Juncker, Barack Obama and Pope Francis. On the other are Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orbán, Marine Le Pen, Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu.
2015. október 7. 08:30
This is an unendurable state of affairs. No matter what sort of humanitarian approach may be cited, it is insane to allow completely unknown individuals to wander around Europe with no real restrictions.
2015. szeptember 14. 19:25
“Long live Houellebecq, long live Viktor Orbán!” I mumble under my breath, for fear of being lynched if I am suspected of racism and Islamophobia.
Better use the Warhols!2015. szeptember 10. 10:04
There's often a morsel of truth in what former US Ambassador to Hungary Eleni Kounalakis says. For example, as she writes in her recent New York Times Op-Ed that on August 27th, the Austrian police did really find a freight truck on the highway to Vienna carrying 71 dead people. Sadly, this is the only point that Mrs. Kounalakis got right. Let's see, what really happened, why it happened and if it really has anything to do with Hungary or the Hungarian past.
2015. szeptember 9. 15:24
Those words of Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary, are the first truthful and accurate analysis we have heard from any EU politician of the immigration catastrophe now engulfing our continent.
2015. szeptember 7. 00:23
EU institutions have failed in the past to hold him accountable for trampling on Europe’s values – now is the time to do so.
2015. szeptember 6. 06:27
Calling the mostly Muslim refugees a threat to Europe’s “Christian roots,” Orbán has given voice to the fears of other European conservatives too shy to say such things aloud themselves.
2015. augusztus 11. 09:32
Last month, Viktor Orbán gave the most significant radical right speech in Europe of the past decades.
2015. július 27. 14:40
What is at stake today is Europe and the European way of life, the survival or extinction of European values and nations.
European federation?2015. február 9. 13:10
Federalism is the only hope for Europe: the no man's land between confederation and federation is not sustainable any more – says Andrew Duff, British liberal and federalist politician. He has just published a book about the future of the EU – we asked him whether it is hopeless to talk about federalism after the rise of euro-scepticism at the last EP-elections. Interview.
2014. december 13. 09:19
At the moment it is McCain who has done more to damage relations with Hungary than anything the unqualified nominee could have done while in Budapest.
2014. december 7. 23:21
If John McCain says that it is okay to overthrow an elected government and that it is lead by a neofascist dictator and you agree with it, it means that the only remaining way to determine who will rule over Hungarians is a civil war.
2014. november 27. 17:27
Probably the single most obvious lesson that can be drawn from Hungary is the importance of institutional design and, more particularly, just how bad the elite in charge of European integration has been at it.
Discussions2014. november 27. 11:14
The chargé d'affaires told Mandiner that there are former or current public officials in many countries within the EU who are not permitted in the U.S., but they and their governments never made this information public. Mr. Goodfriend also talked about the incoming ambassador, the visit to Mr. Bitó's salon, and whether the U.S. can understand the special Hungarian interests in Ukraine.
2014. november 11. 17:55
This is empty, ideological language, to call Hungary a dictatorship today! And the interview was never published. Which a friend of mine very accurately said is a kind of censorship, if someone gives an answer you don't expect, then you don't publish it.