Friday, 24 November 2017
Opinion | ČTK

The news that the Volkswagen (VW) concern is considering moving part of the production of Skoda cars from the Czech Republic to Germany has offered a dismal outlook of the future and many Czechs got scared by this, Marek Svehla writes in the latest issue of weekly Respekt.

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The Czech foreign policy, apart from migration and euro adoption, has not become an important issue in the campaign before the general election, even though the forthcoming elections have no central economic or social theme, Antonín Rasek wrote in MfD.

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The Czech Republic will have a socialist government after the election even if the Social Democrats (CSSD) end up in opposition because nearly all relevant parties have socialist programmes, political scientist Pavel Saradin writes in daily Lidove noviny (LN) on Saturday.

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The Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) and the Czech Pirate Party (CPS), both addressing critics of mainstream parties, might succeed in the forthcoming general election, the SPD being mainly backed by protest voters and the CPS by young first-time voters, Jan Martinek says in Pravo on Thursday.

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Not much is happening less than three weeks before the Czech general election, as all links of the pre-election chain, including media and polling agencies, surprisingly choose to remain silent, Bohumil Pecinka writes in Reflex weekly out on Thursday.

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The Czech Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes (USTR) was established ten years ago but its way of approaching and presenting history is still subject to a row between politicians and historians, Jan Wirnitzer wrote in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Wednesday.

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Czech government ANO chairman Andrej Babis is questioning the poll results predicting high support for his movement to mobilise voters before the October 20-21 general election, Petr Honzejk writes in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Wednesday.

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The Czech Pirate Party (CPS) should try to seriously formulate its policy now that it has a chance of entering parliament for the first time, Josef Koukal wrote in Právo in reaction to the CPS's rising voter preferences before the October 20-21 general election.

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Many Czechs espouse the position of protest against the EU, which is why the result of the upcoming general election might remind that in Germany, where the former East Germans, disillusioned at democracy, have backed the protest AfD party, Ondrej Leinert says in Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) on Friday.

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"The current and potential future leadership of the Czech Republic threatens and endangers US interests and the NATO defense agenda in the region," Colonel Wesley Martin wrote in a commentary for the Independent Journal Review (IJR).

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The Czechs need Germany having a leader who would keep its pro-EU line, not one to pursue German aims regardless of others, which is why Angela Merkel's election victory and her continuation as German chancellor is in Prague's interest, Ondrej Houska writes in Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Thursday.

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The myth that ANO leader Andrej Babis is a perfect manager who can make life better for everybody through his vision of running the Czech state as a business seems to be disintegrating due to the Financial Administration's errors, Petr Honzejk wrote in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Thursday.

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President Miloš Zeman used his traditional rhetoric at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week and he did not say a word about the Russian threat to East Europe, Teodor Marjanovič wrote in Hospodářské noviny.

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The Czech public should know how many times President Milos Zeman and his team intervened in business deals concerning foreign countries, and what were the deals and the purposes of the interventions about, Jan Klesla writes in daily Lidove noviny (LN) on Tuesday in relation to the Liglass affair.

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Prague fails to use German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders' favourable view of Czechs to upgrade bilateral relations and promote Czech interests in Germany, Adam Cerny writes in Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Tuesday.