Hungary and the IMF: indebted future


In Hungary, the IMF seems to be modestly improving its flexibility and conditionality compared to its dreadful practices in previous decades. However, a still distinctively neoliberal vision of how economies work is in play attributable as much to the Hungarian government as to the IMF. The deficits of democracy and poor economic governance in Hungary make our indebted future increasingly bleak.

By Zsolt Boda, Védegylet, Budapest, Hungary  Read more »

Fair Trade Café at every summer festival


During the summer the "mobile" Fair Trade Café of our colleague, Györgyi Újszászi, appeared on Hegyalja, EFOTT festival, Mûvészetek Völgye (Valley of Arts), Sziget and the KOMP of Vác. Next weekend she'll be in Verespatak, where Széna Fest will take place.  Read more »