Czech society is often sadistic towards the weak. How far is it willing to go?
Czech President Miloš Zeman doesn’t give any hope to anyone – he only fosters hopelessness.
The Autonomous Social Centre Klinika, which occupies the building of a former clinic in Prague, has attracted a large number of supporters and was awarded a prestigious prize. Yet its future remains uncertain.
One hundred and fifty years ago, the Czechs were among the pioneers of the cooperative movement, which attempts to put the public good before profit. Today, it is beginning to experience renewed interest.
Documentary filmmaker Martin Kohout, whose latest film deals with the “voucher privatization” of the 1990s in the Czech Republic, talks about the Czech post-1989 economic transformation.