As Mrs Dubovcová has discovered, there is scant political passion when it comes to abuses of human rights – that is, the rights of each and every one of us
Britain will trigger Article 50 to leave the EU on 29 March. She and her EU partners could, and should, guarantee the rights of their citizens living abroad – including tens of thousands of Slovaks in the UK. That…
There is corruption in the highest places after all, general prosecutor admits.
If parliament upholds cabinet decision and unblocks Kováč Jr. case, more than justice will be served.
The V4 project has veered from its original purpose, never mind the positive, if idealized, concept of Central Europe.
People who adore Hitler and his ally now sit in the parliament.
Scrapping the Mečiar amnesties would go some way towards restoring trust in the system.
It is not Coca-Cola’s fault that Central Europeans — as they often do in politics — passively accept cheap imitations.
Schools in Slovakia must do a better job of developing their students’ critical thinking skills from an early age, US envoy says.
It seems to be the fate of military sites and objects in Bratislava that none of them were ever used for the purposes they were built for - cavernas from WWI, bunkers from WWII, nuclear shelters or the anti-aircraft…
It was once notorious for its drab tower blocks and urban crime, but Petržalka now epitomises modern Slovakia.
Mihál says that it is Sulík, the man whom his political opponents mocked for having a calculator for a brain, who “is pulling the party out of liberal waters and towards somewhere completely different”.
The UK has no intention of undermining the stability of the EU, nor do we want to become more distant to our European neighbours, including those here in Slovakia, the ambassador writes.
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.