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MAJOR: Czech Government on Verge of Collapse

PRAGUE – The Czech Social Democratic Party may withdraw from the government coalition, according to the head of the CSDP and Deputy Prime Minister Jan Gamachek , as reported on Czech Radio. This would cause the government to collapse, and require snap elections. Such a statement was made after his meeting with Prime Minister Andrei Babish with Czech President Milos Zeman on […]

Czech Politics at a Crossroads: Towards a ‘Populist’ Syncretism?

More than half a year has passed since the Czech Republic held parliamentary elections. To this date, a government has still not been formed. Indeed, last year’s elections yielded a kind of zugzwang on the Czech chessboard, thus offering a glimpse into the reality of everyday democracy: not a single party won enough votes to […]