Were all these controversies worth it for Lajčák, a man who could have made a career in any top diplomatic body in Europe and beyond, and need never have sullied himself with party politics?
PM Fico’s “prostitutes” was intended to demoralize progressive part of country
Today, Slovaks have a lot more power than they had at any other point in history. Perhaps the time has come to look at corruption differently and stop seeing it as something we are passive victims of?
There are many similarities between the Czech presidential candidate Michal Horáček and Slovak President Andrej Kiska.
America elects Donald Trump, Slovakia’s top sportswoman endorses quack medicine, and the king of ‘New Age conspiracism’ is to visit Bratislava. Are we nearing the end times?
Nobody is asking for any profound mutual love between the prime minister and the media. In fact, there is no room in this relationship for any kind of passion; love would be just as dangerous as the hate that burst…
If Slovakia is to present itself on a global stage, it must learn to communicate its story to people who know nothing about our country.
Like in the pre-1989 times, people seem to have returned to their bubbles, seeking a safe place to share their real thoughts and leave the world outside.
The story of Bratislava is peculiar, but not because of our history connected to Austria-Hungarian empire and Habsburgs but because Bratislava can amaze visitors by its growth and changes it experienced during 20th…
Trump is the symbol of a loss of trust in institutions. The fact that he will now sit at the helm of one of the most powerful institutions in the world is a sad paradox.
Both government and opposition leaders channel support for billionaire American xenophobe
America has nothing to celebrate today, they elected the parody of the American dream.
The vitriolic rhetoric that Donald Trump and his like have been engaging in over the past months is not going to go away once the election booths close, regardless of the result.
The idea that Slovakia is not a rich country is deeply ingrained in the Slovak psyche. But is it true?
Even if Žitňanská’s law were to cut the plundering by just by a small fraction, we are still talking about some tens of millions of euros.
Slovaks are a small nation, international languages are a currency they must acquire.
In Slovakia, entrepreneurialism is still stigmatized. Historical legacies frame the entrepreneur as a parasite. Forever greedy, the speculative business owner takes, rather than gives to a vulnerable society.
There is good reason for the Slovak capital to think about nightlife as a legitimate contributor to the economic and cultural health of the city.
To have alcohol producers among the sponsors of a health conference organised by the Health Ministry is a faux pas, as the French would say (with or without a glass of champagne in hand).
What to do with our ‘Eastern Europe’ label? Keep it or ditch it?