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ATHWART HISTORY

A Review of The Right: The Hundred-Year War for AmericanConservatism by Matthew Continetti ‘The right’ is a term that, as we are currently reminded by the travails of Republicans in

RUSSIA: ORBÁN’S STRATEGIC SHIFT

There is a widespread view that Hungary’s relations with Russia are so close that they represent a betrayal of the ‘West’, the EU, and NATO, and that there is some

Sustainability

TAX STRUCTURES BEFORE AND AFTER
COVID-19

An International Comparative Analysis INTRODUCTION This paper aims, first of all, to introduce various tax structures, as well as the criteria which may be applied by countries to the implementation

History

ESCAPE TO AMERICA

A Family Story PREQUEL: INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNISM One of my earliest recollections is of when I was around four years old—in the middle of the night, being carried in the

A FATAL CASE OF EMPATHY

Hungary and the UN, 1956–1963Excerpt Hungary’s membership of the United Nations in December 1955 and the tangible change this brought to the country’s room for manoeuvre in foreign policy must

AN INTERNMENT CAMP COMMANDER’S
STRUGGLE

The Story of István VasdényeyPart I ‘All the outrages that must have been committed,and all the holy deeds that were done.’János Pilinszky ‘It was here that the outlines of our

JÁNOS HUNYADI,
A HERO FOR ALL EUROPE

János Hunyadi’s father, Vajk, came from Wallachia (now southern Romania) to the court of the Hungarian King Sigismund of Luxemburg, and received the estate of Hunyadvár (today Vajdahunyad in Hungarian

Arts and Letters

PILATE’S DRAMA

A Review of The Innocence of Pontius Pilate. How the Roman Trial ofJesus Shaped History by David Lloyd Dusenbury (London: Hurst &Co., 2021) The title is compelling. TheInnocence of Pontius

HISTORY AND GRACE

Anti-communism in Waugh’s Sword of Honour Ever since Tolstoy’s magisterial presentation of the battlefields in War and Peace, writers have been keen to take on the challenge of transforming the

WHERE IS THE MUSIC?

Outside or Inside? In the autumn of 2021, as a guest on the panel discussion on the topic ‘How to plan liveable cities for the future?’, the Japanese designer of

Our Authors

OUR AUTHORS

GUSZTÁV BÁGER is a poet and economist. He is professor emeritus at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest. Between 1990 and 1992, he was the head of the Economic Policy Department