• NOlimpia: Budapest against the Olympics

    By on Feb. 27, 2017

    A group of young Hungarians just finished a successful campaign calling on the city of Budapest to drop its 2024 Olympic bid. The movement, which has long-term ambitions of becoming a political party, says that apart from protecting Budapest from the expenses of the games, it wants Hungarians to take back democratic control over their own lives. [OPINION]

  • Liget Budapest Project – A Hungarian museum quarter in the European context

    By on Aug. 1, 2016

    What is a museum quarter and why are there so many of them in Europe? An what is going on in Budapest's oldest public park? The controversial cultural investment, the Liget Budapest project will reshape the face of the city, so it is definately worth some time to compare it with other similar Europen projects.

  • Corruption in Hungary

    By on May 16, 2016

    Corruption is a harmful, but widespread phenomenon in Hungary, which is part of the everyday life and the politics. It affects the government’s relationship with the EU, the USA and Russia too. But why is it growing nowadays? What is the role of bribery in Hungary, a country led by the prime minister Viktor Orbán since 2010?