Tagged: politics

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“Nobody Uses Bitcoin”

The current Czech Finance Minister and boss of Agrofert and several media outlets, Andrej Babiš, was derided on a wall in Holešovice for his apparent (or pretended) ignorance about the cryptocurrency Bitcoin: I am...

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Violence is Not a Solution

Prague’s coat of arms includes what appears to be a knight hidden inside a castle whose only visible part is his arm, threatening with a sword. In the underpass of the metro station Palmovka...

The Reason Why You Should Vote

This campaign spot of the Social Democrats for the upcoming EU election has received mixed responses. The spot apparently tries to interest young voters for political issues by drawing the far, far-fetched connection to...

Prague Town Hall Dislikes Anti-Racist Use of Czech Flag

The project “Selection Procedure for Czech-Roma Flag” has received negative responses not only from anti-Roma groups. The municipality of Prague 7 has now decided to prosecute the Slovak artist Tomáš Rafa for misusing the Czech flag...

Velvet Carnival

A short teaser for the Velvet Carnival on November 17 – certainly worth a visit:

A Finger on the River for the Castle

David Černý, the “general provocateur” of the republic, has sent a clear message to president Zeman when he let a purple finger float down the Vltava river, directed to the castle. Find further photos...

TV Interview: Finance Minister Dozes Off While Talking

Miroslav Kalousek makes several attempts to answer a question about tax relief for victims of the flood disaster during a telephone interview with TV Nova – with a notably heavy tongue. Eventually he surrenders...

A Presidential Candidate. But not the Usual One.

Czech composer and painter Prof. JUDr. Vladimír Franz looks slightly different than what one would expect of a presidential candidate. His body is allegedly entirely covered by tattoos. Yesterday the 53-year-old announced that he...