Government Arrogance Defies Scientific Facts
The past three months have seen a surge in legislation regarding the Chinese app TikTok, mainly for security reasons; that is, the app is partly owned by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Starting with the United States and continuing with Canada, the European Union finally realized the apparent cybersecurity threat. From March 20, the Chinese app has been suspended from all corporate devices of the EU’s leading institutions.
The other way
On the same day as the Hungarian prime minister’s State of the Nation address, important international speeches were delivered as well. There is a stark contrast between Obán’s words, and the communication of other European leaders.
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.
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 put down by the Soviets and present-day Hungary. How is it possible that a country that suffered so much under the yoke of communist Soviet Union has become the biggest […]
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 is Mi Hazánk (Our Homeland). CEA Talks host Zoltán kész talks to Political Capital analyst Bulcsú Hunyady, who is an expert on extremism and radicalisation. They talk about what caused […]
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 place in the country. The results reflected a clear message from voters that the government needs to change. The ruling party led by Janez Jansa lost to a completely new […]
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 not intending to replace the present opposition parties, and why the real change has to come from a grassroots movement. Op-ed The expectations regarding the Hungarian elections were high worldwide. […]
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. He talks about the chances of Fidesz and the united opposition, and recalls the time when his election as an independent MP broke Viktor Orbán’s two-thirds majority in the Hungarian […]
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 to Ukraine’s territorial integrity from different directions. Op-ed It is crystal clear now that Viktor Orbán not only created the most corrupt government of the European Union, where political power […]
Kelemen: Orbán can’t afford to let the opposition win
Political scientist R. Daniel Kelemen explains how Orbán jumped from the EPP before being pushed out, and why he doubts the Hungarian prime minister would let the opposition win at next year’s parliamentary election. He also talks about what he would recommend President Biden regarding Hungary, and how EU politics could shift with Angela Merkel […]