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How I Got There: Karel Schwarzenberg

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 01.28.2017 | Impact
Lan Anh Vu

"My whole life I fought for liberty and democracy. I always thought that if you had opportunities ahead, you have responsibilities and should do something for your country."

The Politics Behind the Chinese Exhibition in Prague (PHOTOS)

Olena Kagui | Posted 10.22.2014 | Home
Olena Kagui

I attended the exhibition and found the art breathtaking and the history fascinating. However, recent developments in Chinese-Czech relations are even more interesting than ancient artifacts.

Monarchy as Metaphor in the Czech Republic

John Feffer | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
John Feffer

There is a party that supports the transformation of the government into a constitutional monarchy, but it has been described as "one of the parties that could fit in an elevator." But the principle of monarchy has appeal beyond the programs of specific parties.

Communist Party as Vampire: Back to the Future in the Czech Republic?

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Doug Bandow

The Czech Republic is one of the most successful members of the former Soviet Empire. Yet Czechs with whom I recently spoke fear liberty is in retreat. Indeed, the former Communist Party might reenter government after elections last weekend.