Saturday, 19 September 2020
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.

Opinion | Transitions Online

The Czech Republic has a prime opportunity to take advantage of newly found societal unity and learn from its mistakes to create an effective system of resilience for the future.

Opinion | Prague Daily Monitor

On Tuesday the Chamber of Deputies voted in favour of extending the state of emergency for 14 more days. Despite the uniqueness of the current situation MPs were right not to give the government a blank cheque for another 30 days.

Opinion | USA Today

While the US and other countries are debating the potential value of a universal face mask rule in combating the spread of coronavirus, here in the Czech Republic that debate was settled weeks ago: it absolutely works!

Opinion | Romea

Monika Le Fay, an author, documentary filmmaker and publicist, who is raising a Romani child in the Czech Republic, has responded to the election of Stanislav Křeček as the Public Defender of Rights. News server Romea.cz published her article in full translation.

Opinion | Transparency International

A court in Prague struck a blow to civil society in the Czech Republic on Friday, when it bizarrely ruled that Prime Minister Andrej Babiš can continue to lie about Transparency International and does not need to apologize for false statements made about our national chapter in the Czech Republic.

Opinion | Transitions Online

Opposition groups in Central Europe must get over their inhibitions about populist methods.

Opinion | Prague Daily Monitor

In the past few months there have been some decisions made by the government of Prague which have been questionable in terms of jurisdiction. Major Zdeněk Hřib, as the most powerful Prague politician, is the headline supporter and/or orchestrator of the moves. Is Prague starting its own passive aggressive "foreign policy?"

Opinion | Transitions Online

A theory on the failure of liberalism offers food for thought, but falls short through its narrow focus on elites.

Opinion | Romea

A lot is being said and written these days about disinformation and the media outlets that carry it, as well as the idea that we should choose serious media outlets as our main sources of valid information. Which ones are the serious ones, though?

Opinion | The Washington Post

Prague's Mayor Zdenek Hrib shares his opinion about China.