‘Giorgia Meloni is clearly a woman of great ability who has risen from difficult circumstances to storm the corridors of power; but she is also a cultivated woman whose thinking does not run along ideological tramlines but adopts a humane and thoughtful attitude to challenges.’
‘Everyone thinks that the US is benefitting from the war. I simply would not say that. The US has higher budget expenditures, the US is sending munitions to Ukraine, which they are going to have to replenish. That’s going to be costly, this is all going to be costly.’
‘What we are seeing now is unprecedented, because of the relevance of these two key countries. Not just in terms of food, but also in terms of oil and fertiliser and energy production. So, it’s a very complex crisis that is affecting many essential commodities.’
The Islamic faith has five pillars, and jihad is not among them—yet it is spreading as a devastating ideology in the Muslim world and its border areas. An interview with jihad researcher Anthony Celso.
‘Christians in the Middle East are sacrificing their lives to preserve their faith and identity,’ Juliana Taimoorazy, an Assyrian Christian activist reminded us in the interview she granted to Mandiner.
Too many people today feel that their lives lack meaning. Yet historical generations rarely struggled with such existential questions, otherwise we would not even be here. How does the current masculinity crisis play into the decline of the West, and what could give a purpose in life to each and every one of us in our age? You can find out in the second part of our in-dept interview with Imre Bedő, the founder of Men’s Club.
Toxic masculinity is not the problem that’s plaguing the West—it is the lack of masculinity. Having recognised this crisis, a Hungarian movement is dedicated to restoring the dignity and purpose of men, in service to families and the nation. The first part of an interview with the founder of Men’s Club about patriarchy, timeless values and the unquestionable superiority of conservative culture.
Why are we not praying for Christians? Why are we not doing something? Why are we not moved by their plight? They must not be forgotten.
‘Tradition is a set of solutions for which we have forgotten the problems,’, said Ernst Roets, in his speech at CPAC Hungary. An interview about legacy, responsibility, and the survival of the white South African community.
‘President Macron will surely do whatever he can to hold as much influence and power within the European Union as he can, that more often than not will mean efforts to look for compromise with partners, and to defend French interests.’
‘National identity is not something that’s threatening, it’s something that should be celebrated.’
‘If you really think climate is a problem, you invest in nuclear power plants. But they don’t want that.’
I think Prime Minister Orbán has actually done a very reasonable job of keeping those lines open and saying, “look, you know, we’re not interested in conflating the issue of energy with some of these broader strategic issues.”
‘There is robust political debate in Hungary, but it is not dominated by hatred of one’s own nation and a sort of romantic, progressive Marxism and wokeism to the degree it is in the cultural and political establishments of America.’
Despite our every effort, classical liberalism turned out to be a dead end – at least according to several of the greatest political thinkers of our time. Are there alternatives to it, who are the people leading the change and what can be done to counter the woke’s growing influence in the West?
‘Every subject about marriage and family always focused on what the adults wanted rather than what the children needed, desired and even had a right to.’
‘The pandemic reminded me of the isolation that persecuted Christians feel all the time. Therefore, I decided to write this book as a document of these people who in 100 years might be entirely eradicated from their homes.’
‘The moment you are not criticizing Israel but demonizing it, using double standards against it, or delegitimizing it, it is not simply being critical of Israel and Zionism at large, but being an anti-Semite.’
All throughout the West we see unelected bureaucracies chipping away at the decision-making power of majoritarian politics, turning democracy into a system of generating morally good outcomes, even though morality itself is hardly objective.
Nations are no longer defined by their geography, or past, or history. They can imagine a new destiny for themselves with technology.
“Wokeism” represent the readiness of people to sacrifice their individuality and their critical judgment on behalf of a false construct that’s being perpetuated with the help of a herd mentality.
Most people in the West even within the Catholic Church refuse to publicly acknowledge that there is a different relationship between the way Christians relate to God and have a relationship with God as opposed to how the Muslims relate to God.
‘We, young people, have a responsibility for our future, and we need to feel obliged to pass on this planet to our children and grandchildren at least in the same condition as it is now’
We discussed trends in Hungarian and international space research with Dr Orsolya Ferencz, Ministerial Commissioner for Space Research.
Hungary as a member state has the right to decide what it wants to teach in schools and how it defines family. It is alright for Hungary to say that ‘this is our politics and nobody is forced to live in Hungary’.
‘The problem is that those who protest against present-day globalization do not know how to express their feelings’