The root causes of the election outcomes are logical results of local trends.
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.
Last Saturday, a crowd of more than 20,000 people gathered in front of the Parliament to articulate their demands for a comprehensive reform of the educational system.
How similar are the Orbán and Kaczyński regimes?
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.
We hear from all sides that Europe is not ready for the changes which are already happening on a global level, but it is all the more true in the case of the Czech Republic.
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.