Czech Republic

14 December 2018
For Czechs, Good Times May Not Last

Despite vibrant economic growth and unemployment rates at their lowest in over two decades, there’s a lot to worry about.

By David S. Jackson
 
11 December 2018
Czech PM Vows to Erase His Name from Communist Agent List

Andrej Babis is also defending his actions last year when his son mysteriously turned up in Russian-controlled Crimea.

 
30 November 2018
Opening the Samizdat Time Capsule Premium

The year 2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of Central and Eastern European countries escaping the socio-political and cultural monopoly created by Marxism-Leninism, as shown by the underground publications of the era.

By Peter Gross
 
26 November 2018
Captive Breeding’s Dark Side

Disturbing Czech discovery of trafficked tiger body parts highlights illegal trade in exotic wildlife. From The Conversation.

By Marianna Szczygielska
 
23 November 2018
Czechs Must Learn to Save Water, Scientists Warn Premium

Record low river and groundwater levels persist, but drinking water supplies are sufficient for now.

 
13 November 2018
Czech Pirates Seize Control of Capital Premium

The party has moved on from its anarchist beginnings to embrace old-fashioned political deal-making.

 
7 November 2018
A Centenary to Celebrate ... Or Not? Premium

One hundred years since the end of World War I is an ambiguous anniversary for many in Central Europe, where statehood and identity have long been subject to integration or empire.

By Martin Ehl
 
2 November 2018
Czech PM Babis Joins Opposition to UN Migration Pact Premium

Centrist Czech government aligns with right-wing Central European critics of the non-binding agreement.

 
23 October 2018
A Sporting Chance Premium
A soccer team for Roma kids in the Czech town of Neratovice has boosted school attendance and given the players a wider field of play.
By Melanie Ritchot
 
23 October 2018
In Poland, Dieselgate Is Just Starting Premium
The EU’s Central and Eastern European members are still hungry for old, dirty diesel cars even as many European cities gear up to ban them.
 

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