Author: Aaron Hurst

Orbán’s re-election confirms migrant NGO tax law

25th April 2018

Just one of many Fidesz ‘Stop Soros’ campaign posters plastered onto bus shelters and billboards throughout Hungary. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Stricter amendments to laws targeting migrant-affiliated organisations demonstrate a potentially bleak future for migrants in Hungary as leader Viktor Orbán aims to protect national values. In the lead-up to the 2018 Hungarian election, Hungarian prime […]

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A Prominent Use of Satire in Hungarian Politics

15th April 2018

The Hungarian Two-Tailed Dog Party’s logo sprayed onto a wall. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. The Hungarian Two-Tailed Dog Party has spreadheaded ironic political movements in response to Fidesz`s dominance.  Amongst the various official opposition parties present on the Hungarian ballot list this past election is the Magyar Kétfarkú Kutya Párt, or the Hungarian Two-Tailed […]

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The New Stadiums are the Symbol of Fidesz

12th April 2018

The Pancho Aréna in the village of Felscút, where Viktor Orbán spent much of his childhood. Photo Wikimedia Commons Hungarian government spokesperson Zoltán Kovács insists that healthcare and education that are thought to be dwindling are being funded “in parallel” with stadium infrastructure. Mere metres from, Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán’s holiday home in Felscút stands […]

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