In the last decade, both Poland and Hungary have been actively formulating European policy; however, this duo is not strong enough without the active support of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It is also a warning sign that the loudest criticisms of Hungary and Poland can often be heard from inside the V4.
It is time to acknowledge that patriotism may indeed be considered a virtue, while liberalism tainted with globalism is a force that is out to destroy the nation state.
Hungarian conservatism promotes the idea that every country should accept the social, cultural, and political differences of other nations, respect their particular values and acknowledge that the actions of any given nation are based on their particular interests.
To sum up, there are the so-called ideological ‘leftists’ who are in power in much of Europe, including Berlin and Paris, and there are the pragmatic ‘rightists who are in power in the Visegrád Group countries, especially in Budapest and Warsaw, but, for the time being, they are in opposition to most of Europe.
How was it possible for the situation of Jews in the Western world to deteriorate to such an extent that one Jewish media outlet senses a return to the anti-Semitism of the 1930s? And what has been the reaction of the international left?
‘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.’
Conservative forces in Europe and outside the continent need to work together because the values we hold dear are under global attack. These are the values that underpin
the greatness and prosperity of our civilization.
While Brussels hopes that breaking free from Russian energy will encourage a green turn in Europe, the chances of a green transition in Central Europe are in fact very low.
Refugees can now access social welfare and medical assistance, while Ukrainian children have the right to attend education and day care in Hungary.
‘The House of Terror Museum has succeeded in celebrating the resistance of the Hungarian nation, and the heroes who gave their lives for the freedom we enjoy today.’
As the debate unfolds, the divides between the followers of pro-Eastern Pan-Slavism and the supporters of Western orientation are becoming deeper and deeper.
Germany became one of the most influential countries not just within the EU but in the whole world in the past few decades. In this regard, we are going to examine the possible impacts of the German government’s change on Hungary.
We discussed the future chances of conservatism, the possible political role of Christianity, and how the ‘rainbow culture’ in Germany uses Hungary as an antipole, a perceived enemy, to forge an identity for itself.
This article aims at analysing the French programme for this semester ahead and at finding out which objectives outlined in the programme are in accordance with the Hungarian interests.
Today Hungary has the second highest proportion in Europe of respondents who would ideally like to have a large family; nine out of ten Hungarians believe that the government should support families having children over encouraging immigration.
This article aims to provide a brief overview of the most important milestones of the two countries’ economic cooperation.
A well-known Hungarian politician is said to have remarked that Hungary was a difficult country to govern, as the country comprised ten million freedom fighters.
Beyond business-as-usual cooperation between the
Visegrád countries, the chapter “Partnership” foresees a greater role for the so-called V4+ platform, with other partners joining in from time to time.
Let us consider a few examples, the most widely accessed sources of international news to represent that Hungary is increasingly and undeservedly depicted negatively.
The Holy Father’s visit was originally planned only to the Slovak Republic, but because of the close vicinity of the two capitals and the ongoing catholic event of paramount importance, he decided to take a short stop and attend the closing Mass in Hungary.
According to Hungary’s viewpoint, due to the changing status quo in world politics, it is essential to strengthen economic relations with the Eastern major powers.
Nostalgia, so characteristic of conservatives, can
be understood not in
time but in space instead.
This nostalgia originates from Odysseus’s desire
to return home (νόστος) and means the suffering
of man away from his home that motivates his return.