Monthly Archives: June 2011

Még egy lapáttal: Hungarian Gulag in the Making

UPDATE – 07/11/2011: Proposal now officially a law in Hungary. Scroll down for details. We are continually behind. The news coming out of Hungary follow in such close succession that, just when we feel like we have caught our breath, … Continue reading

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Gay Pride Parade in Budapest

UPDATE: 06/20/2011 – Hungarian Parliament hears radical far-right party’s protests against the Gay Pride Parade that took place over the weekend in Budapest:

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The (Imaginary) Hungarian National Day Parade

A curious idea came to mind, as I was watching New York City’s Puerto Rican National Day Parade last weekend: what would a “Hungarian National Day Parade” look and feel like? It was strangely unimaginable to institute a Hungarian version … Continue reading

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A Case where Fair and Balanced Will Do Us No Good: The Civil Guards Movement in Hungary

It should be a well-known fact to those who are trying to catch up on the recent de-democratization of Hungary that the country has recently enacted a media law which instructs Hungarian journalists to remain “fair and balanced” in their … Continue reading

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