In the case of EU disintegration, Central Europe could draw inspiration from ideas of the Balkan federation. The cooperation of the Baltic countries, Visegrad, and Ukraine could serve as a backup plan.
Thousands of teachers have taken to the streets, demanding a 250 Euro increase in salaries, as well as an overall budget increase for the education sector.
Anti-democratic tendencies should be viewed as rooted deeply in the actual history of this region, as well as in the lack of a federal European model.
The Slovak public sphere is facing a new challenge from right-wing extremism in the form of self-proclaimed “alternative media“ and their associated groups.
In Slovakia, the leftist voter is vanishing; either turning idle or towards radical groupings.