Orban Wants to Force Private Doctors to Work for the State
The past decade has taught us that the self-proclaimed national conservative government has little respect for conservative values. It has attempted to nationalize private pension funds and introduce price caps that lead to shortages. And now they’re on to healthcare.
Amb. Bonis: Sanctions are meant to cripple Russian aggression
CEA Talks host Zoltán Kész interviews the ambassador of the Netherlands to Hungary, Désirée Bonis. The topics include the two countries’ business, cultural and historical connections, and some politics. Ms Bonis talks about the NATO membership of Sweden and Finland and how she imagines the war ending. From the EU point of view, corruption is a big problem in Hungary, and populism is threatening democracy worldwide. But after all, the EU is still a unique society of liberty and freedom, which we should all be proud of.
Lauded Historian Discusses Establishment of Jewish Archives in Bosnia
Sarajevo is one of the few major European cities to have a mosque, Catholic church, Eastern Orthodox church, and synagogue all within the same neighborhood. Thus, the ‘Jerusalem of Europe,” is surely an apt moniker to describe this hybrid locale.
The Farming Reform Europe May (not) Need
Author: Zoltán Kész Agriculture is an issue which is viewed very differently depending on which European country you look at it from. Whether it is
The Children of the Revolution
Author: Zoltán Kész Not a day goes by without someone asking the legitimate question about the legacy of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution which was brutally
Short Film Exposes Crackdown on Belarusian Journalists
Author: Jared Feldschreiber International correspondents often face harassment and even jail time within many current authoritarian regimes. This phenomenon is nothing new, but it has
Lublin’s Sorrowful Jewish Past Afflicts It To the Present Day
The fate of Polish Jewry seemed grim following the German Nazi invasion and systematic killing of a once-thriving community that lasted hundreds of years in
Amb. Kelly: Georgia was dress rehearsal for Ukraine
Former U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Ian Kelly talks in the Central European Affairs Talk podcast about Russia’s war in Ukraine, Georgia as a prelude to
Hunyadi: Far-right Our Homeland party could grow in parliament
Photo credit: Facebook A new far-right party has started its work in the Hungarian Parliament as it passed the threshold of 5%. Podcast Its name
Porcnik: Political turn in Slovenia
Tanja Porčnik, the President of the Slovenian Visio Institute talks to Zoltan Kesz about the Slovenian elections. Podcast On April 24, a parliamentary election took
Hungary: Kremlin propaganda tried and succeeded
Director of Operations of Civitas Intézet shares his thoughts on the Hungarian election, ruling party Fidesz applying Russian propaganda in the election campaign, Péter Márki-Zay
Analysis of the Hungarian election: Zoltán Kész
Civitas Director of Operations Zoltán Kész joined the American Enterprise Institute’s The Eastern Front podcast to express his views on Hungary’s parliamentary election this Sunday.
Viktor Orbán, the Sneaky Warmonger
Hungarian economic historian István Teplán shares his thoughts on the recent developments in Central and Eastern Europe, and warns that revisionism could pose a danger
Shamiev: Russia’s military not as great as in Hollywood movies
Russian civil-military relations expert Kirill Shamiev talks about the expanded Russo-Ukrainian War, the heavy costs of an assault on Kiev, Russia’s military reform, the benefits
Simonyi: Russians demanded elimination of Viktor Orbán in 1989
Hungary’s former ambassador to the NATO talks about the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Hungarian approach to a war in the backyard, Viktor Orbán’s special relationship to