As Macon goes full dictator, will the EU condemn France’s slide from democracy? Don’t count on it
Macron has survived a no-confidence vote, but his pension reform may mark the beginning of the end
The tyranny of the liberal left limits democracy
The liberal left is becoming increasingly intolerant of any election victories of the political right and is ready to challenge the legitimacy of any right-wing government, writes Polish conservative commentator Jan Rokita
The dawn of the post-Putin era
Those wanting to see the Russian president gone should be careful what they wish for
Hungary’s ‘free and fair’ democracy is arguably even more equitable than Britain’s
Hungary’s 2022 elections will be free and fair, and in many ways, Hungary features more democracy than Britain, writes Hungary’s ambassador to the U.K.
Hungary: Hundreds of thousands attend Budapest Peace March, PM Orbán condemns violence and oppression from the left
Viktor Orbán warns his followers of complacency ahead of the 2022 elections
The truth about freedom of the press in Hungary – commentary
Contrary to the liberal propaganda of the West, press freedom and democracy are alive and well in Hungary, Austrian publicist Andreas Unterberger writes in daily Magyar Hírlap
Will the lords of Europe understand that Central Europe is not a cash cow?
While the Hungarian government has unquestionable democratic legitimacy, the European institutions have long suffered from a large democratic deficit
Ukrainian Minister of Interior says his country is not a dictatorship but a “strict democracy”
Longest-serving minister coins new political term
Democracy is overrated
Democracy is far from an ideal form of government, but we are unable to put into practice a better form of governing, so we must suffer with it, argues columnist Jacek Wojtysiak in the Polish Catholic weekly Gość Niedzielny
So much for democracy
Magyar Hírlap columnist Mariann Őry takes a look at the concept of democracy of the European Union and its practical consequences
French philosopher Zemmour: Hungary and Poland are being blackmailed by the EU because they don’t want migrants and won’t submit to the LGBT lobby
Exporting Western-style ‘democracy’ to Central Europe? Thanks, but no thanks
Central Europe has its own democracy, which is maybe even more viable than that of the West, writes Hungarian columnist Mariann Őry
Liberal Dutch MEP: Hungary should be ‘condemned’ even if country’s coronavirus measures are lawful
Hungarian legislation is fully constitutional, writes Hungarian MEP Balázs Hidvéghi
EU may not be around in 2030, says top Hungarian politician
A global fight is being fought over the future of the West
Duda: Election confirms no issue with democracy in Poland
The Polish parliamentary election was a celebration of democracy across the country, declared President Andrzej Duda.
Polarization of society and democracy under threat
It tortures me that we are losing our freedoms, said former Czech president Vaclav Klaus in an interview for Prima TV, adding that multiculturalism is becoming a new religion.
The situation in Hungary is a matter for Hungarian voters
A debate hosted by Czech Radio offered different views on the situation in Hungary. According to commentator Lubos Palata, Hungarian democracy has collapsed and the country is falling into the hybrid regime. On the other hand, Frantisek Matejka, chairman of the Independence Party, thinks that Hungary is a sovereign country, thus the situation there is the highest will of the people.
Klaus: Euroelites seek to take our Europe away from us
Former Czech President Václav Klaus is convinced that freedom, democracy and a sovereign Czech state are not compatible with the current European Union.
Commentator and former ODS member Karolina Stonjekova recently penned an article for Czech Radio Plus in which she sharply criticized Judith Sargentini and backed Viktor Orbán. The public service station refused to publish it but after it posted to Facebook, it prompted what some may consider a surprising response.
Lesson of 1968? Those who deny that we belong to the democratic West betray the nation
Chairman of ODS, the largest conservative party in the Czech Republic, criticizes statements of Communist Vojtěch Filip and recalls the historical and symbolic role of August 1968.