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 Scenes from the Opposition Demonstration

#opposition demonstration, photo gallery

 

Pre-Election Sampler from the Freesheets

#2018 National Assembly election, Fidesz, Propaganda

 

The Land of Two Peace Marches

#peace march

 

Orbán Gov’t and Party Campaign Signs 

#propaganda, migration

 

Scenes from the Jobbik Demonstration

#Jobbik, democratic opposition

 

The Empire Strikes Back

#Fidesz, Jobbik, Vona, media, propaganda, gay

 

Birds of a Feather (2)

#Orbán, Trump

 

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The Demise of People’s Freedom 

#Media

 

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Referendum Homestretch on Hungarian Television 

#Hungarian Television, propaganda, 2016 Migrant-Quota Referendum, European Migrant Crisis

 

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The Referendum That Couldn’t Fail

#European Migrant Crisis; 2016 Migrant-Quota Referendum; European Union

 

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Hungary’s 2016 Referendum on European Union Migrant Resettlement Quotas 

#European Migrant Crisis; 2016 Migrant-Quota Referendum

 

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Röszke—One Year Later 

#European Migrant Crisis

 

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Propaganda Camp

#OrbánEuropean Union, Tusványos Summer Universityspeech 

 

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Prime Minister Orbán’s March 15 Speech 

#Orbán, European migrant crisis, European Union, speechMarch 15

  

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Slaying the Gentle Giant  

#European migrant crisis, Migration Aid, propaganda 

 

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Holiday Tidings from Viktor and Co.

#Orbán, Kövér, Lázár, European Union, interview 

 

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Through the Roof 

#Fidesz, European migrant crisis, poll

 

ArpiGoodBeginning of the End IV: Signs and Symbols

#photo gallery 

 

PintérFinalThe Dubious Plot (2)

#Counter Terrorism Center

 

HairDooGoodThe Dubious Plot 

#Counter Terrorism Center

 

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Hungary and the Great Migration: Demographic Data

#European migrant crisis

 

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Viktor’s Anti-Migration Gambit Pays Off 

#European migrant crisis, Fidesz, poll

 

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Madam Ambassador’s Démarche

#Bell, United States

 

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State of the Democratic Opposition

#democratic opposition, October 23

 

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Beginning of the End III: the Cops

#photo gallery 

 

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The Röszke Telephones

#European migrant crisis, Hungarian Television, propaganda 

 

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Making Politics of Migration: the Civil Cooperation Forum Signs

#European migrant crisis, Civil Cooperation Forum, propaganda, photo gallery

 

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Orbán Government Notable Quotes: October 1–2, 2015

#European migrant crisis, Orbán, Lázár, propaganda

 

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Scenes from the Great Migration 4: Leaving Hungary at Hegyeshalom

#European migrant crisis, photo gallery

 

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Viktor’s New Sign 

#European migrant crisis, propaganda 

 

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The Curtain Falls Again

#European migrant crisis, border barrier, narrative, photo gallery

 

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Scenes from the Great Migration 3: the Eastern Railway Station Crisis 

#European migrant crisis, Migration Aid

 

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Hungary and the Great Migration

#European migrant crisis, border barrier 

 

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And So They Left

#European migrant crisis, photo gallery

 

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The Fields Are Speaking Pashto

#European migrant crisis, border barrier, narrative, photo gallery

 

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Scenes from the Great Migration 2: the Eastern and Western Railway Stations

#European migrant crisis, Migration Aid, photo gallery

 

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Stage 3: Dehumanization

#BayerEuropean migrant crisis 

 

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Scenes from the Great Migration: the Eastern Railway Station

#European migrant crisis, photo gallery

 

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The Alienator

#Orbán, Romania, Tusványos Summer University

 

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He Talks Again

#Orbán, Romania, Tusványos Summer University

 

thumbnailBeginning of the End II: the Leaders

#photo gallery

 

BorderThumbGoodFortress Hungary

#European migrant crisis, border barrier

 

demonstrators3Beginning of the end I: the Demonstrators

#photo gallery

 

Magyarországra Jössz GoodSign War I

#European migrant crisis, propaganda

 

 Hell-lo Dictator! OJGood

#Juncker, OrbánEuropean Union

NCGoodNational Consultation on Immigration and Terrorism

#European migrant crisis, immigration, terrorism, propaganda

 

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The Jobbikization of Fidesz (Act I): Reinstatement of the Death Penalty

#Fidesz, Jobbik, Fidesz and Jobbik 

 

Thumbnail22Two-Thirds Minus Two: Jobbik Breakthrough

#Jobbik, radical nationalism

 

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Interview: Jobbik President Gábor Vona

#Vona, Jobbik, radical nationalism, interview

 

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“Life Instinct” or Insider Trading?

#Quaestor, Szijjártó, Eastern Opening 

 

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Siss-boom-BANG! 

#Simicska, Orbán

 

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Two-Thirds Minus One

#Fidesz, two-thirds majority

 

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Birds of a Feather

#Orbán, Bayer, Putin, Russia

 

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Taking the Ball 

#Vona, radical nationalism, Jobbik, Fidesz, Fidesz and Jobbikspeech

 

Lali ThumbThe Fury of an Oligarch Scorned

#SimicskaOrbán, media

 

ThumbGoodBack in the Fold?

#Juncker, Orbán, European Union 

 

ThumbnailJe Suis Viktor 

#Orbán, immigration, terrorism

 

Uncle Sam goodDesignated Adversary 2015: USA

#United States, Orbán, Lázár, Kövér, Rogán

 

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The Spectacular Fall

#Fidesz, internet tax, poll, Rogán, United States

 

ThumbnailGoodSeeTeutonic Shift 

#Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Eastern Opening, Orbán

 

RTThumbnailNYT vs. RT

#United States, Russia, Orbán

 

Jobbik Thumb Good24 Bastions

#Jobbikradical nationalism

 

FredCedThumbSeen from the Corner of Fremont and Cedar

#Hungary, narrative 

 

ThumbnailgoodFeeling No Shame

#Szijjártó 

 

L. SimonCleft in the Monolith

#Simicska, Fidesz, media

 

OrbánThumbgoodThe Lines on His Face 

#Orbán 

 

KertészTFateful Endings

#Kertész, Lukacs, Jews 

 

Thumbnail GoodThe Second Little Pinprick 

#Jews, Jobbik, radical nationalism

 

Thumbnail Good GoodWill the Real Mr. Fidesz Please Stand Up! 

#communism, Fidesz

 

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In Defense of Illiberal Democracy 

#Bayer, illiberal democracy

 

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Proclamation of the Illiberal Hungarian State

#Orbán, illiberal democracy, Tusványos Summer University

 

Thumbnail GoodRound About Midnight

#German Occupation Memorial, Jews, Holocaust, political aesthetics, photo gallery

 

Thumbnail Good 1Invasion of the HomoVikings

 #EEA and Norway Grantshomosexuality

 

Thumbnail Good 44The Big Gun Swings into Action 

#advertising tax, mediaMészárosVajna 

 

Thumbnail Good2A Few Thousand Malcontents

 #advertising tax, mediaLázár, narrative, photo gallery

 

Thumbnail Good3Black Screen of Protest

#advertising tax, media 

 

Thumbnail Good1The Orbán Speeches

#Orbán, 2014 National Assembly election, speech 

 

DrumIn Its Own Image

#Szőcs, political aesthetics 

 

Thumbnail Good 3Sign of Things to Come

 #Orbán, European Union, propaganda

 

Thumbnail Good14The Jobbik May Day Celebration

#Jobbik, radical nationalismnarrative, photo gallery

 

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The Soul of Hungarian Radical Nationalism 

#radical nationalism, Jews

 

BibóGidThe Phony Realist  

#Bibó, Orbán, illiberal democracy  

 

Thumbnail GoodHungCrunching the Election Numbers 

#2014 National Assembly election, narrative

 

Thumbnail Good BiuildingEarly Report from the Front

#2014 National Assembly election

 

orbie betterKeep the Message Simple

#2014 National Assembly election, FideszOrbán 

 

We Love Good2Not with a Whimper 

#Peace March, 2014 National Assembly election, narrative, photo gallery

 

szijjartothumbFrack It to Me Baby!

#Russia, United Statesenergy 

 

JobbikThumbgoodIdes of March 

#March 15Jobbik, Fidesz, democratic opposition, narrative

 

SzaniGoodToo Close for Comfort 

#Fidesz, radical nationalismHungarian minorities, Ukraine, media 

 

Crimea goodVlad Beyond Reproach  

#Orbán, Putin, Russia, Ukraine

 

utilityGood2Peace, Bread and Utility-Fee Cuts! 

#utility-fee cuts, propaganda

 

Thumbnail GoodEUFrom Russia with Love

#Ukraine, Russia, media

 

SolyGood2Conservative Ray of Hope 

#Sólyom, Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Fundamental Law  

 

OrputDeal of the Century  

#Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Eastern Opening, Russia, energy 

 

ThumbGoodNotes from the Carnival Ball 

#Fidesz, Orbán, narrative 

 

GThumbGoodA Thousand Clowns

#Civil Cooperation Forum, propaganda

 

Konrád GoodProphetic Words from 1989

#Konrád, illiberal democracy 

 

Lukacs2An Archconservative Speaks Out 

#Lukacs, Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Russia 

 

DickheadGoodBack to the Future 

#Bencsik, Peace March, Russia, United States

 

Memorial Good2What Is Truth?  

 

PipemanUnderstanding Fidesz

#Orbán, Fidesz 

 

OrbánThumbHaving Your Cake 

 #Fidesz, foreign-currency loans, judiciary 

 

TgoodThe First Little Pinprick

#Toroczkai, Jobbik, radical nationalism  

 

CBA ThumbWorkers of the World! 

#Peace March 

 

Németh ThumbMinus 20 Everywhere

 #utility-fee cuts, propaganda

 

Orbán ThumbThe Start of Something Big 

#Orbán 

 

VonaThumbGoodFollow the Evil Twin

#Fidesz, Jobbik, Fidesz and Jobbik

 

KözmunkásThumbThe Fluorescent Army 

#public work, unemployment benefits 

 

BiszkuThumbGoodWhy Just Now? 

#Biszku, communism, judiciary, propaganda 

 

Peace March GoodThe Soft White Underbelly

#Peace March, October 23, democratic oppositionnarrative

 

johnnyThumbGoodWhere Have all the Bums Gone? 

#homelessness, photo gallery

 

StalinThumbUseThisTestament to Weakness 

#democratic opposition, Orbán, narrative, photo gallery

 

MáraiGoodPicIn Márai’s Footsteps

#Márai, Horthy, communism 

 

Pie ThumbEasy as Pie

#Hungarian political dynamic  

 

TEKTHUMBMarching to Praetoria

#Counter Terrorism Center

 

wonder deer goodButting Heads with the Wonder Deer

#radical nationalism, narrative 

 

OrbánThumbGood2One Man’s Plaything  

#Orbán, football 

 

National ConsultationMass Mobilization 101  

#Orbán, European Unionpropaganda 

 

Angyan GoodCracks in the Monolith  

#Fidesz, Land Law, state tobacco monopoly 

 

Cardboard ThumbnailThe Cardboard Men 

#Fideszhomosexuality, photo gallery

 

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Swallowing the Frog

#Orbán, Fidesz, European Union, utility-fee cuts 

 

Orbán ThumbnailFill in the Blanks

#Orbáncommunismspeech 

 

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Who Should Not Be?

#Bayer, Gypsies, Media Law