Regions / Hungary
Yes, the far right performed well in Europe's elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.
Nearly one-fifth of seats in the European Parliament will now be held by parties devoted to destroying it from within.
In 2010, Hungary suffered a massive toxic sludge spill, from which it's still recovering.
Roma women must confront not only the prejudices of society as a whole but also discrimination within traditional Roma families.
Hungary has turned its back on the European Union and is heading off on its own political and economic path.
Despite a worldwide reduction in poverty, the economic situation of Roma in East-Central Europe has declined.
Because it had already been experimenting with a mixed economy, Hungary’s transition to capitalism was less painful than other East-Central Europe communist states.
Workers in Hungary were forced to resort to road closures to bring the government to the negotiating table.
Europe will never fully democratize until the Roma enjoy the same rights, privileges, and opportunities as their European brethren.
Hungary’s inequality is manifested in education, health care, transportation, and ― prejudice against Roma.