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Chart of the Week  12/03/14

Party preferences in February, 2014

Hungarian party preferences in December, 2013. Based on data from Ipsos, Medián, Századvég and Tárki....
Chart of the Week  14/01/14

Party preferences in December, 2013

Hungarian party preferences in December, 2013. Based on data from Ipsos, Medián, Századvég and Tárki....
 
In-depth analysis  13/11/13

New opposition movements in Hungary

There has been a proliferation of ‘new’ opposition movements before and after the 2010 elections. They vary in size, ideology, form, structure and their relationship with party politics....
Chart of the Week  12/08/13

Party Preferences in July, 2013

Hungarian party preferences in July, 2013. Based on data from Ipsos, Medián, Századvég and Tárki....
 
Flash Report  26/11/12

Greens divided on political gamble

Analysis: The LMP’s decision and the ‘disillusioned right-wing’ voters...
Chart of the Week  20/06/12

Europeans now see China as the leading economic power

Almost 60 percent of people in four large European countries see China as the World's leading economic power....
 
Risk Watch  18/06/12

Oman cracks down on bloggers amid rising local labour walkouts

Omani authorities have cracked down on bloggers with several arrests. There is increasing tension amongst the local population demanding jobs and better standards of living....
In-depth analysis  01/03/12

Attitude radicals in Hungary – in international context

The threat of high level of attitude radicals is that a prejudicial, nationalist and anti-establishment public can push mainstream parties and political leaders toward a more radical position....
 
Flash Report  07/02/12

Not your typical angry young men

Jobbik Facebook fans young, educated, eurosceptic, pessimistic & prejudiced....
In-depth analysis  01/02/12

Populism in Europe: Hungary

Demos and the Political Capital Institute released the first ever study of the Jobbik party’s Facebook fans, based on over 2,000 survey responses....
 
Flash Report  18/01/12

The current state of the loan agreement and the options of the government

By now Viktor Orbán has manoeuvred himself into a corner where his options are limited to bad and even worse political choices....
Flash Report  02/01/12

Hungary: against the wall

The foundering of loan negotiations would definitely leave the Hungarian economy in a catastrophic state with potentially serious domestic political consequences....
 
Chart of the Week  07/06/11

Diminishing majority

The Hungarian government celebrated its first year in office on May 29. In terms of popularity, their first six months was a success story. Fidesz stabilized its voter base at over 40 percent of all a...
Press release  22/12/10

Anti-Semitism and Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories

A Joint Conference by Political Capital Institute and Central European University....
 
Chart of the Week  25/11/10

Municipal Elections Strengthen Poland’s Governing PO Party

Poland held the first round of municipal elections on November 21. Prime Minister Donald Tusk’s Civic Platform (PO) gained a stronger mandate to rule, while the strongest opposition party, former Prim...
Flash Report  16/11/10

Far right veering off the rails

Jobbik’s leaders are not skirmishing with each other in public. But beneath this facade of unity, internal rifts are threatening to tear the party asunder....
 
Risk Watch  18/10/10

Tense political and ethnic climate precedes parliamentary elections

Bahrain is bracing itself as tensions rise ahead of next week’s parliamentary elections....
Bulgaria  16/09/10

Anti-Immigrant Prejudice in Central and Eastern Europe

Political Capital's analysis on attitudes toward migrants in Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovenia and Poland....
 
Chart of the Week  06/09/10

Change of Government – A New Hope?

Among the Visegrad nations (Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia), Hungarians have the dimmest view of their country’s economic situation and their personal finances....
Chart of the Week  27/08/10

Slovakia’s PM Holds Her Ground

New Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová met August 25 with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin to discuss – among other things – the Slovak Parliament’s decision to withhold its €800 million co...
 
 

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