Posts Tagged: Hungary
Many leave Hungary and the rest of East-Central Europe in search of opportunity; others arrive in search of better lives.
Homelessness in Hungary no longer means exile or alienation as during the Soviet era, but no roof over one’s head.
According to Central Europe expert Dariusz Kalan, the biggest mistake since the Warsaw Pact was disbanded is that “we don’t have a common voice in Central Europe.”
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
“Women’s liberation” made little if any impact in the latter days of the Communist era.
Hungarians take pride in the often hermetic nature of their culture, but can be prone to slighting outside influences.
Hungarian environmentalists had been trying to create an authentic Green Party ever since the end of Communism.
Many of the citizens of Transylvania in Romania are of Hungarian descent and speak Hungarian.
Hungary, once a liberal democracy, regressed to a semi-autocratic regime.
At times, transition seemed to mean simply the transfer of resources from one ruling elite to another.