We have arrived at the time of the year where Czechia must once again undergo the sad, insufferable annual award …
Abortions, amnesties and accusations: September in Czech and Slovak politics
September sees protests in the Czech Republic and a fight over abortion in Slovakia.
Slovakia: Restricted cinema in the era of economic transformation
The end of the last century brought new hope to post-communist Slovakia, but the state’s cultural policy quickly adjusted to a capitalist mode of production. Cinema mostly did not present a critical voice in this process. Narratives in Slovak feature films remained isolated from the political situation and critical documentary was censored on public television.
The White Dream of Marian Kotleba
Marian Kotleba – a teacher from Banská Bystrica who became the most notorious Slovak nationalist. Who is he? What do people of his hometown say about him?
Where are you going, Slovakia?
The massive protests taking place in Slovakia lack a clear direction, and the opposition is not exactly a shining example of liberal democracy either.
What we know so far about the murder of Slovak journalist, Ján Kuciak
It seems the ghosts of wild 90’s are still present in Slovakia. Read the main facts about the murder of Ján Kuciak.
When one does a hard job, they should be paid, not work like a mule for a few scraps
The reported unemployment rate in the Žilina region is 6 percent, which is below the average for Slovakia. We assumed it would be easy to locate workers willing to be interviewed. We were wrong. As a result, we compiled this report out of three interviews with employees of three different companies based in this region.