Viktor Orban


Trump's Love Affair with Strongman Leaders Continues with Hungary's Viktor Orban

“He’s a tough man, but he’s a respected man,” Trump said Monday.


Is Authoritarian Europe Becoming the New Hope of the Religious Right?

Starting with the rise of the Christian right during the Cold War, the movement’s leaders mythologized America as a “city on a hill”—a nation with a divine mission to be a beacon of freedom and democracy to the world. Is that dream now crumbling?


Prime minister makes offer to Hungarian women: Have 4 kids and never pay income tax

“In all of Europe, there are fewer and fewer children, and the answer of the West to this is migration. We Hungarians have a different way of thinking."


How Hungary's Orban is winning support by out-socializing the socialists

“Social policy and family policy are important in terms of legitimizing the illiberal road Orban is building for us in Hungary.”


Hungary is trying to dismiss massive protests with conspiracy theories about George Soros

An estimated 15,000 demonstrators braved sub-zero temperatures Sunday in a rare show of opposition to Viktor Orban’s government


Hungary’s war on Soros just killed this university

“It is a dark day for Europe and a dark day for Hungary.”


How Hungary helped make George Soros the ultimate villain to nationalists around the world

“It was not sophisticated at all; it was really coming from the playbook of 20th century propaganda campaigns.”


Steve Bannon's plot to disrupt Europe sounds pretty thin

“That’s why we say it’s just a club with four or five principles.”


The European Union has finally had enough of Hungary’s nationalist leader Viktor Orban

The report said Hungary posed a “systemic threat to democracy, the rule of law, and fundamental rights.”


Hungarian aid groups would rather go to jail than abandon refugees

“It is a new low point in an intensifying crackdown on civil society, and it is something we will resist every step of the way”


Hungary’s "Stop Soros" bill could make it illegal to feed immigrants

It's the “latest salvo in the Hungarian government’s war on refugees and those who help them.”


Hungary's right-wing leader finally drove out George Soros' philanthropic group

Viktor Orban's fierce public campaign had smeared Soros for undermining his staunchly anti-immigration platform.