Jan Hornát

 

The Prague Café

Politics

What is the ‘Prague Café’, and why has it become the Czech President’s insult of choice for his opponents? President Zeman first used the term publicly last year as a reaction to demonstrations that took place in the center of Prague on the day of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Velvet Revolution calling the demonstrators the “raging Prague lumpencafé”.

A Czech election with consequences

Politics

With a number of new parties seeking to win seats and an anticipated victory of the left, the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic might lead to the biggest change in the country’s political map since the 1989 revolution.