September sees protests in the Czech Republic and a fight over abortion in Slovakia.
A decades old statue is the newest battleground in Czech politics. But who cares and is it important?
Last weekend’s Czech local elections brought a sharp turn in the political discourse towards the alt-right when even the established mainstream “conservative” parties embraced a rhetoric of hate and racism. Aside from about a million ethical quandaries, the main question is – did it work?
The Pirate Party, with the 22 seats in the parliament, has become the third most powerful political force in the Czech Republic. Who are Czech Pirates and what are the problems they want to focus on? Read the interview with the Pirates leader Ivan Bartoš.