Fake news opens the door to power for populists and fascists.
There are two essential elements to defining a populist. In other words, true populists meet both criteria.
Igor Macák has been practicing his trade for almost three decades. While, many of his colleagues gave up the trade long ago, others moved into creating a more commercial type of ceramic for interior design.
Slovaks should know better than to trifle with religious freedoms, given their history of totalitarian regimes that have divided citizens into ‘worse’ and ‘better’ categories based on their religious beliefs.
Slovakia needs someone who will not bend the definition of human rights depending on whom Robert Fico or Richard Sulík want to please.
The recipe for defeating the emotionally driven, but empty, populism now trending in Europe is the same as it has always been: Offer a better idea, actually believe it is better, and then take the time to explain to…
Holocaust anniversary assumes troubling relevance at this moment of political upheaval.
Religious upheaval, violent revolution or the power of peaceful protest? Take your pick: 2017 offers the opportunity to remember them all.
Roma patrols were one of the few examples that brought actual results for the minority and the majority. But at some point the project was allowed to drown during the change in governments.
Police president's signature on uncivilized petition signals new low for nation's leadership
The nickname 'Manchester' was sometimes used to describe Bratislava by the late 19th and early 20th century because of its rapidly booming industry.
In spite of accomplishments, many challenges remain.
Not only higher salaries motivate doctors to move abroad. Many are pushed away by the mentality in the Slovak healthcare where being an active and progressive doctor is not always welcome.
The interior minister says there is no corruption in the highest places in Slovakia. How could citizens not feel offended by his words?
It would be a shame to start the New Year with an entirely negative outlook, so here are some positive predictions.
To see what worries Americans the most, look at how they interpret images from Europe, and vice versa.
The rage, the disappointment and the fear linger. How are we to cope with them in the new year?
With Christmas fast approaching, the inflation of charitable events has been taking over Slovakia. Yes, it’s that time of the year when I wish people noticed that children’s hospitals have more wards than the…
With Slovaks concerned about other, real things, Fico has set about inventing fake problems and enemies.
With much of Europe in a funk, Austrian voters’ choice of a civilized candidate for president on December 4 gives some grounds for hope, at the end of what has been a wretched year.