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Flash Report

24/02/15
 

Fidesz’ defeat in Veszprém – causes and consequences

On February 22, in an electoral district in western Hungary, considered as a stronghold for the right, Zoltán Kész, an independent candidate beat his rival representing the ruling party by 9%.

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Flash Report

18/02/15
 

Putin’s visit to Budapest: demonstration of power, attempts to break EU unity

While we cannot expect that Hungary will be breaking the EU consensus over sanctions alone in the future, Hungary can remain an important member in the club of sanctions-critical EU member states.

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Flash Report

04/02/15
 

Chancellor Merkel’s visit in Budapest: The Great PR Hoax

From a diplomatic aspect, the joint press conference by the German chancellor and the Hungarian prime minister revealed some disagreements.

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Flash Report

14/10/14
 

Five statements about the municipal elections

An analysis on the Hungarian municipal elections, held on October 12, 2014.

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Flash Report

13/10/14
 

Jobbik extended its influence in the municipalities

Jobbik managed to hold on to the majority of its mayoral seats, 14 of its mayoral candidates won at the municipal election.

Flash Report

24/02/15
 

Fidesz’ defeat in Veszprém – causes and consequences

On February 22, in an electoral district in western Hungary, considered as a stronghold for the right, Zoltán Kész, an independent candidate beat his rival representing the ruling party by 9%.

Flash Report

18/02/15
 

Putin’s visit to Budapest: demonstration of power, attempts to break EU unity

While we cannot expect that Hungary will be breaking the EU consensus over sanctions alone in the future, Hungary can remain an important member in the club of sanctions-critical EU member states.

 

Flash Report

27/05/14
 

The EU will survive

An analysis on the outcomes of the European Parliamentary elections.

In-depth analysis

14/03/14
 

The Russian connection

An analysis on the spread of pro-Russian policies on the European far right

Flash Report

18/03/13
 

The Fourth Amendment of the Basic Law: analysis of the consequences

After a number of laws passed by Fidesz-KDNP enjoying a super-majority in Parliament were struck down by the Constitutional Court in the past year, the coalition passed a basic law amendment.

In-depth analysis

08/04/13
 

Integration of the Roma in Central and Southeastern Europe

Policy recommendations of the European Liberal Forum, in cooperation with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and the Centre for Liberal Studies.

Flash Report

09/01/13
 

Fewer obstacles, more campaign

Analysis on the consequences of Constitutional Court’s decision.

Flash Report

17/12/12
 

Notes on the current phase of electoral reform in Hungary

With a two-thirds majority in parliament, Hungary’s governing party alliance, Fidesz-KDNP, has created a completely new electoral system.

In-depth analysis

11/10/12
 

How to tackle the far right? Delusions and new Proposals

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Budapest and Political Capital Institute organized a conference on strategies against right-wing extremism.

Flash Report

24/05/12
 

Party funding and prior registration ahead of the elections

The Fidesz leadership is making further efforts to improve the election prospects of the party.

Flash Report

06/06/14
 

Fidesz overwrites the rules of the municipal elections

Fidesz rewrites the rules in the middle of the game and is ready to change the local election system to suit its own purposes.

Flash Report

21/05/14
 

Changing Enemies of the Western far-right: from Immigrants to Europe

The more successful populist, Euro-reject parties in the last few years have shifted their platform’s central pillar from anti-immigration in 2009’s EP election to anti-EU in 2014’s EP election.

In-depth analysis

31/03/14
 

Mutual benefits: Jobbik ‘s pro-Iranian policy

An analysis on the relationship between Jobbik and Iran.

Flash Report

01/03/13
 

Era of "monetary unorthodoxy" Begins

With the appointment of the new governor all previously independent state agencies and institutions will be run by people with very close ties to Fidesz and a quasi dependence from the PM himself.

In-depth analysis

13/11/13
 

New opposition movements in Hungary

There has been a proliferation of ‘new’ opposition movements before and after the 2010 elections. They vary in size, ideology, form, structure and their relationship with party politics.

Europe

27/08/12
 

PC is a leading member of the EU Radicalisation Awareness Network

Political Capital has become a leading institution in the EU Radicalisation Awareness Network.

In-depth analysis

10/04/12
 

The conspiracy worldview

Counterpoint, a London based research and advisory group's interview with Peter Kreko, director of Political Capital about contemporary conspiracy theories in Hungary.

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