In 2020, Orbán seems to have completed the Orbanization of the courts
Orbán’s reaction to the 2019 local election defeat became clear early on: revenge and punishment of renitent cities. And the pandemic lent him an excuse. The worst hit city, and the one getting the full force of Orbán’s wrath, is Budapest.
A village of 3900 people received EU funds equivalent of half of Budapest’s annual budget (population 1.7 million) as a gift for loyalty to Orbán.
What was Janez Janša thinking?
The creepiest quote of the Szájer-scandal (so far)
So they believe their own propaganda and paranoia is now proudly admitted official policy
These two examples come from elementary school textbooks and making the rounds on social media – one more inexplicable than the next.
In June 2019, after some the usual mini-resistance, uproar, a little protesting and the obligatory voices of international disapproval, the academy of science (MTA) has been Orbanized. One year later, the minister personally rewrites the list of research grant recipients – to no one’s surprise.
Set aside your simplistic assumptions. Disinformation is way ahead of us
Authorities discontinued digital technology because it wouldn’t allow them to allocate frequencies