Hungary by Atlatszo – The next generation of pro-Orban oligarchs
This is what Atlatszo.hu wrote this week:
Lőrinc Mészáros became the second wealthiest man in the country only in a few years. The former gas pipe fitter says that his talent and hard work pay off. It seems that talent runs in the family as his children have been winning public tenders for the past three years, and they are getting rich as well.
The Hungarian government updated its list of foreign-funded NGOs on its website: now you can see a list of 121 NGOs that get more than 7.2 million forint support from abroad and were willing to register. The list includes animal shelters, groups supporting children with cancer and a juggling association.
Your reading list about what is going on in Hungary:
In a statement, Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs said that there is “no demonstrable demand for graduates of ‘social gender studies’ in the Hungarian labor market.
Onetime dissident Viktor Orban cozies up to Putin, betting that the post-Cold War era of liberal democracy is doomed.
A right-wing pro-government newspaper has criticised a hugely popular exhibition of her work at the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest for “promoting communism”.