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3/22/21, 4:02 PM

Life after the EPP: A simple equation for Fidesz

The recent mediastorm around Fidesz's resignation from EPP has gone. But what're the next steps for Orbán?
3/17/21, 9:35 AM
Author: Heltai Péter

“Companies, governments come and go. Literature remains”

Interview with the head of MCC's new Center for Literature, novelist Tibor Fischer.
3/16/21, 11:14 AM

The chronicle of collective madness: the Keira Bell case

Last December the High Court of London delivered a landmark judgment which is called to make an impression. Or rather, to enlighten on the ideological and medical drifts on a subject which does not allow an appeased debate: transsexuality and that of minors in particular. By Rodrigo Ballester.
3/4/21, 11:59 AM
Author: Nicole Nemeth

Nationalism and The Core Idea of Americanism

While there has been a marked shift in focus on individual identity over the past decades, a critical and grounding element of the definition of oneself is the concept of nationhood and national identity. The theory of “nationhood,” however, is not merely where one is from, or even where their ancestors were from geographically, but is a far more intricate and nuanced conception.
3/3/21, 3:28 PM

EPP vs. Fidesz: Six observations

Fidesz has left the European People’s Party’s (EPP) parliamentary group. The two year long drama between the EU’s Christian-Democrat umbrella party and it’s strongest performing (in terms of electoral results) single member has thus essentially come to an end. What happened is in the news: Fidesz has left the EPP’s parliamentary group.
2/25/21, 9:50 AM
Author: Corvinák

Introducing the Budapest Fellows (MCC Podcast)

Péter speaks to George Bogden and Stephen Sholl about their experiences in Hungary and the similarities (and differences) between Central Europe and the USA.
2/8/21, 10:05 AM

Big Techs and politics: the self-proclaimed fifth power

Do we want to sail those waters preserving our democracies or are we ready to trade our rights for a couple of clicks to a trust of “illuminated” Big Techs? By Rodrigo Ballester.
2/4/21, 4:20 PM
Author: Corvinák

The future of the EU: messianic or pragmatic?

Our guest is the Head of the Centre for European Affairs at MCC, Rodrigo Ballester.
1/29/21, 1:02 PM

How the EU mismanaged its Covid vaccination campaign

Why are some non-EU countries better than the EU at vaccinating their citizens against the Covid virus? By Boris Kálnoky.
1/28/21, 9:23 AM
Author: Corvinák

Ukraine: a country at war

In this episode we welcomed our first foreign guest, Dmytro Tuzhanskyi, Ukranian journalist and political analyst.

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