How come despite its tourism potential and an industrial park nearby, Kežmarok has an unemployment rate three times higher than Slovakia's average?
While theoretically open to the best possible candidates, the competition for elite jobs is actually rigged.
Počiatek on the record, no to the Istanbul Convention and candidate lists submitted.
‘Who should I vote for?’ Slovak friends sometimes ask. I am in no position to offer advice any more.
Super-long moratorium on polls gets another green light from the ad hoc coalition of Smer, SNS and ĽSNS. Here is what happened in Slovakia over the past seven days.
“Clero-fascism” is more than just a textbook term in Slovakia.
Mid-November brought a joyful anniversary and more talk about cooperation.
Someone attempted to shake the foundations and we are still able to argue about ornaments. Read the whole speech of President Zuzana Čaputová.
November 17, 1989 was all about giving another chance to dreams stolen in 1948 and 1968.
How I ran for Mária Rozmaňová who was killed on the border in 1952.
Has the country survived the abductions of the state, the inoculation of Mečiar, Fico governments and the Kočner underworld without harm to democracy?
But it has taken us a long time to learn this lesson.
One of the leaders of the 1989 student movement, Anton Popovič, remembers the fall of the totalitarian regime.
Last week brought a resignation and a half-hearted opposition deal.
Kočner's underworld will not cease to exist with his mere sentencing.
Many older Slovaks are nostalgic of the job security and the flats they got “from the state for free” before 1989.
When the people experience that they can win over anti-democratic forces on their own without help from outside, then it fortifies their immune reactions.
Particularly for a former general prosecutor.
Slovak politicians trick-or-treat at scandal’s door.
Trying to get Slovaks to look on the bright side can be tough at the best of times. In October, their tempers shorten with the days.