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Following the situation in Hungary, we have asked three youngsters with different political opinions to share their thoughts on the matter, hoping to have a better understanding of what’s happening. Gergely, 29, pro-government, holds a MA in Economics and Political Sciences from Budapest Corvinus University The Hungarian society has been severely damaged throughout the last… » read more

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18 months, that’s the time it took for the so-called centre-right – call it nationalist – Fidesz government to change a democratic and promising country into an authoritarian one, on the brink of bankruptcy. 359 new laws were passed in 18 months, whose main ones are considered to be unconstitutional. What did the EU do… » read more

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The new threat to European identity Four or five years ago, nearly every European Union official was looking to make national newspaper headlines. Today, the EU is a fixture on the front page — but not in a way we expected. Four to five years ago too, the European Union was encouraging its citizens to… » read more

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With our eyes, ears and souls overwhelmingly focused on the socio-economic crisis and the struggle to fight it, we seem to have neglected the scope of a remarkable transformation that has affected Europe’s traditional political life. In the latter part of 2011, within a matter of weeks, critical political situations have been surprisingly unlocked, paving… » read more

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