State of the Union 2018 speech

Commission President Juncker’s State of the Union speech is due to take place on Wednesday 12 September 2018. In their overview of the speech, Politico warn about a speech that will heavily focus on “migration, including plans to strengthen the European border and coast guard (get used to the acronym EBCG) and the EU’s asylum…

Hungary

MEPs to vote on the Report calling for Article 7(1) in Hungary – #VoteYes4Hungary

After Fidesz’ overwhelming electoral victory in April 2018, many observers believed Prime Minister Orbán would curb his voracious appetite for turning Hungary into an illiberal state. These expectations were grievously miscalculated. An illiberal state is nearing completion in Hungary. Hungary remains part of the European Union (EU), but its actions contradict the core values of…