Did you ever wonder what it would be like for a man with no attention span, who has declared bankruptcy four times, to lead the world’s most powerful country?
People like Robert Fico have convinced a fair amount of the population that a weak Brussels is good for a small country like Slovakia. It is not.
Fico's attempt to manufacture panic is even more ridiculous than it was the first time.
To give equal weight to the concerns that a Slovak or Czech feels about migration with that of an Italian or Greek is like having equal sympathy for a hypochondriac and a cancer patient.
FIFA, may not be a government, but they and the events they put on are undeniably political and embody all the worst things about globalisation.
A counterrevolution against illiberal populism is underway in parts of Europe.
Three years after the worst of the Greek crisis, Europe has done little to address the roots of eurozone problems.
This phenomenon is no longer limited to Central Europe.
Europe has done very little to prepare for a reprise of mass refugee flows.
Amid falling poll numbers and regular street demonstrations there is little doubt parties like Smer and SNS hope to use this channel to implement the most classic of political campaign tactics.
People who perceive corruption to be high are more willing to take risks at the ballot box.
Unlike the populists Macron offers a positive vision of where politics and Europe can go.
On his way out the door, with his life’s work totally destroyed, Mr Ryan is still unwilling to speak out against Trump.
Slovakia’s political opposition has been losing for years due to the "narcissism of small differences".
In the real world, there are limits on free speech. Online, anything goes.
Unlike Kaczyński’s case there are two other parties in the coalition with Smer who can still bring the government down at any time.
With his political career in danger, and no substantive punches left to throw, Fico is flailing about in an attempt convince people that all this alarm about the ‘Ndrangheta mafia infiltrating his own office is the…
The consistency and accumulation of the incidents when politicians verbally attack journalists shows a clear trend in Central Europe, and slowly makes it acceptable to make ever more serious threats, or worse.
The failure of older generations to sympathise with youth means politics are primarily a contest of who can hand out more gifts to old people.
When things get serious, Slovaks protest, organise and exercise power at the ballot box. Czechs go skiing.