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Jobbik's surge baffles pundits

Fact: in 2014 Jobbik won 11.5 percent at the parliamentary elections, 14.7 percent at the elections for European Parliament and has 8 mayors. It leaves analysts agape why. We carry excerpts from the transcript of a brutally candid round table discussion of noted social scientists.

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Hungary's big dilemma: how to combat the far right?

The left wing has begun openly addressing the untenability of its anti-right policy. Former socialist prime minister Gordon Bajnai has said he's ready to challenge Jobbik leader Gábor Vona to a public debate and socialist party chief Attila Mesterházy has repeatedly intimated that from now on the far right has to be considered the socialists' strongest competitor.

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