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Krisztian Simon

Krisztian Simon is a doctoral candidate at the Freie Universität in Berlin. In 2015 he was deputy editor-in-chief of the Green European Journal. He has experience working in the field of international development in Lao PDR and Kyrgyzstan, and since 2005 he writes articles on international and European affairs for a wide range of Hungarian, German and English language publications.

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06.07.2017
Ekonomia strachu – gra Orbana z (nie)bezpieczeństwem

Krisztian Simon is a doctoral candidate at the Freie Universität in Berlin. In 2015 he was deputy editor-in-chief of the Green European Journal. He has experience working in the field of international development in Lao PDR and Kyrgyzstan, and since 2005 he writes articles on international and European affairs for a wide range of Hungarian, […]

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12.05.2017
Investing in an Open Society – Why Autocrats Have Declared War on George Soros

Why is Hungary's President Viktor Orbán cracking down on projects funded by Soros?

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01.04.2017
The Economics of Fear: How Orbán Profits from Insecurities

By playing upon fears linked to social insecurities and loss of national identity, as well as threats to national security, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán seeks to position himself as the sole protector of his nation.

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29.03.2017
Így működik a félelemgazdálkodás – Orbán esete a létbizonytalansággal

Interjú Lakner Zoltán politológussal arról, hogyan talál egymásra az orbáni retorikában a szociális létbizonytalanság, az identitásvesztés és a nemzetbiztonság.

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04.07.2016
Green Observatory: Refugee Crisis

The Green Observatory provides a round-up of perspectives on a current political issue from the Green European Journal’s partners around Europe. This edition focuses its lens on the so-called ‘refugee crisis’: how is this crisis perceived and does the perception at all correlate to facts? Are the new EU proposals responding to the situation and are EU member states willing to shoulder each other?

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04.12.2015
The Green Way of Governing – Thoughts on Per Gahrton’s New Book

Green parties come in different shapes and sizes. They have different attitudes, as well as differing positions, and they might end up in a wide range of political coalitions when given the opportunity to participate in government. Per Gahrton’s recent book, even if not entirely comprehensive, provides a great overview of this colourful political movement, and helps newcomers understand why Greens can stand united even in the worst of times.

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01.09.2015
For a Europe that unites, rather than divides people

The idea of a European Community, based on a promise of shared peace and prosperity, was dealt a strong blow this summer, in a way that we couldn’t have expected even months before.

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27.08.2015
Így lobbiznak szét minket az EU-ban

A lobbisták beépültek az uniós intézmények szövetébe – írja könyvében José Bové zöld EP-képviselő. Brüsszelben tízezrével találni lobbistákat; ráadásul egy részük leendő vagy egykori EU-hivatalnok, aki belülről ismeri a rendszer minden gyenge pontját.

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27.08.2015
José Bové’s Adventures in Lobbyland

There are at least 15,000 lobbyists in Brussels, and some of them know the EU institutions better than the institutions know themselves, partly because they are themselves former EU officials.

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