‘The cooperation between the National Council for Sustainable Development and the government has become exemplary with the adoption of the strategic framework. This cooperation is the guarantee for achieving our strategic goals in sustainability,’ Katalin Szili, the prime minister’s deputy chief adviser said, marking the tenth anniversary of the National Sustainable Development Framework Strategy.
European debates tend to ignore the fact that Hungarian politics—sometimes peculiar and certainly unusual to many Western observers—is not meant to curb liberties or enable oppression but, on the contrary, to further freedom and efforts to attain it.
Two major pieces of news broke in the last couple of days involving Former US President Donald Trump. On Friday, he posted to his Facebook and YouTube accounts for the first time after an over two-year-long ban. The next day, however, he took to his own social media site claiming that he would be arrested on Tuesday.
The spring session of Parliament began on Monday. The Prime Minister stated that the Hungarian government is on the side of peace, and pointed out that peace is also the only way inflation can be stopped within the EU.
Ever since the Revolution in France split politics into left and right, the two polarities have been cast as those ‘in favour of change’ and those ‘against change’. The picture of conservative politics found in this discourse has typically favoured the left, which portrays conservatism as an undynamic preservation of the existing order.
‘Many of the causes he promoted used to be thought of (by the ignorant) as “right-wing” and have now become almost, or entirely, mainstream.’
It is never a good idea for a political party, especially not for a conservative one, to tie up with obscure new religions. They can deliver effective help in the short term, but the price to be paid for it can be extremely high.
Although Israel is stronger than ever, the permanent existential threat the Jewish State has had to endure is still present. The stakes are particularly high, both for Israel and its allies in the wider world. Benjamin Netanyahu offers known solutions to current challenges, answers that proved to be right in the past thirteen years. This November might well be the month of the return of Israel’s longest serving prime minister.
The politicization of medical science in the context of the COVID crisis is another building block in the construction of a socialist system that will enable even more effective surveillance and repression due to digitalization, in the form of a ‘cybernetic socialism’.
Salutati’s humanism, focused on the continuity or discontinuity between ethics and politics became the civic turning point of the humanistic spiritual and philosophical reinterpretation of Cicero’s political tenets that would later culminate with the notable Niccolò Machiavelli.
Márton Gyöngyösi, the new president of the party proposed to draw up a list of Jewish people in the country, since he thought they are a risk to national security.
The opposition is growing at the political level and demanding early elections. According to Matovič, the coalition may fall in the Autumn. Sulík considers this differently: there is no reason for the government’s fall but the replacement of the Minister of Finance.
‘Most of the pitfalls in social ethics, political theory and education are due to a misunderstanding of the ontological character of love.’
The fundamental question of the media war whether the public broadcast media should be critical or supportive of the government, still holds relevant questions for today.
Given their considerable numbers, Roma could be a decisive force in Hungarian politics, however, due to the fragmentation of their political leadership, in the last thirty years Roma representation has not left any significant mark on Hungarian public life.
When multi-billion-dollar companies decide to play moral judges in American politics, they rarely expect lawmakers to take a real stand against it. But Florida is different – with a governor who is clearly getting ready for 2024.
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?
In this article we attempt to provide a brief overview of a thinking about politics as exemplified by the German theologian Erik Peterson.
A recent leak of several interviews has shown a glimpse of the political manipulation done by unelected activist networks in Central Europe, but in fact this should be nothing new or surprising.
In the article we briefly introduce the ‘new political theology’ of Johann Baptist Metz (1928-2019), a contemporary of Ratzinger’s and a defining figure in 20th-century German theology.
If the Basic Law is considered illegitimate, then the law which determines the electoral order on the basis of this Basic Law is also illegitimate. The conclusion that can be drawn is simple: the participation in parliament of political forces with a simple a majority is also illegitimate.
Christian politicians need to stand by the truth to prevent the cultural suicide of the West.
The clear winner of the past hundred years is socialism, with a track record of struggles between its various
versions throughout the first half of the twentieth century.
The juristocratic turn in Europe is a particular challenge to conservative parties, a part of the political spectrum traditionally attached to the authority of politics, and the customs and cultural heritage of society.
Being politically modern means the hope that people are able to take their own life into their hands and be their own masters, and that the human condition can be completely understood and controlled.
It seems that elected Hungarian leaders on the liberal end of the political spectrum hold others to a different standard than themselves.
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