Thursday, 6 August 2020
Opinion | Transitions Online

America's ongoing turmoil doesn't map perfectly onto Czech reality. But there is one shared feature: structural racism, in its symbolic and practical meanings.

Opinion | Romea

Czech Ombudsman Stanislav Křeček is not just ineducable, he is directly erecting barriers out of sheer incompetence.

Opinion | Expats.cz

The Czech Republic as society should be better equipped to truly integrate a disadvantaged minority. So why hasn't it?

Opinion | Transitions Online/DCN

The pandemic has prompted an upswing in Chinese propaganda, but its impact is questionable.

Opinion | Transitions Online

When foreign tourists start streaming into Prague again, they will see something not included in the usual brochures: a new-old monument in the center of Old Town Square, topped with a figure of the Virgin Mary.

Opinion | Worldcrunch

From a geopolitical perspective, the Czech Republic is a case apart. After four decades of being "abducted" to the East, it has spent 30 years as part of the West. But in recent years, part of the country's political elite and a large part of society have repeatedly questioned our affiliation with the West.

Opinion | Transitions Online

In pandemic time, citizens and governments are saying: Because we don't trust each other, we have to behave a bit more responsibly than usual.

Opinion | Transitions Online

As invisible foreign invaders spark panic around the globe, it's easy for democrats to get distracted from the all-too-human threats we know so well.

Opinion | Columbia Journalism Review

Jérôme Lefilliâtre, a media and business reporter at the French daily Libération, wrote a book about Czech billionaire Daniel Křetínský. CJR spoke with Lefilliâtre on April 1 about Křetínský's background, investment strategy, and incursion into the French media landscape.

Opinion | Transitions Online

Amid the pandemic, Russia, China, and others find time to debate the timing of the beginning and end of World War II and other details of years long past.

Opinion | Prague Daily Monitor

Even though the trust in the government is as high as ever, it has not proven itself as a crisis manager.

Opinion | Prague Daily Monitor

The Czech Republic, a post-communist country, should praise anyone, who officially, publicly and constructively questions the actions of the state.

Opinion | Romea

Thousands of people endangered by the loss of their housing, an increase in the number of children removed from their families into state care, and a worsening in the quality of life for many of the people who need support from the state the most. Those are the likely impacts of the eventual implementation of the bill proposed by Labor and Social Affairs Minister Jana Maláčová for a more restrictive system of housing benefits.

Opinion | Prague Daily Monitor

The day Stanislav Křecek was appointed to office, it was clear that the rule of law state will suffer devastating damage.

Opinion | Transitions Online

As the pandemic rages, the balance of power in Central Europe is tipping, with Beijing's thumb on the scales.