Calling the situation of the centre-left parties in Central and Eastern Europe ‘difficult’ equals hiding behind a diplomatic langue de bois. In none of the countries of the region, Social Democrats are in government – neither at the helm of a coalition, nor as a partner in one. Sometimes they even failed to enter parliament […]
Čaputova’s success poses a strategic dilemma, but there’s also hope for post-soviet societies’ aspirations to become better places for all.
Boris Zala sets out some of the points to understand the Left in Slovakia.