Key Austrian ministries in the
hands of the far-right
Austria has a new government and one of our worst fears came true. The police, the army and the secret services are now in the hands of one party, namely the far-right FPÖ.
18 Dec 2017
Waluś -- murderer, neo-fascist, racist and idol of the alt-right
The National-Radical Camp (ONR), an extreme nationalist movement, organizes a tournament of indoor soccer to commemorate Janusz Waluś. The only thing their idol is famous for is killing a leader of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.
5 Dec 2017
If the system is rigged in their favor, how can white men help bring change?
The election of Donald Trump, climate change, #metoo -- it seems that these days white men are to blame for everything. Many are sick of hearing this. In his recent column, Nils Pickert calls on them to reflect on their privileges.
30 Nov 2017
Young Slovaks believe they should protect the white race
According to a new study, almost 60% of young people in Slovakia are convinced that they must protect Christianity from Islam. At the same time, the vast majority of them would not like to have an extremist for a neighbor.
29 Nov 2017
If you don't have a Filipino housemaid, you're not in
Hiring a Filipino housemaid is significantly more expensive than hiring a Slovak. The cleaning agency that offers their services justifies high prices by promising increased privacy. After all, Filipino maids do not speak Slovak.
24 Nov 2017
Activist attacked in Slovakia
A Swedish activist of Middle Eastern origin was assaulted in Slovakia. However, the case is not isolated: he was harassed in his native Sweden as well.
14 Nov 2017
The 12 women who stood up to thousands of nationalists
When 60,000 marched to celebrate Polish independence on 11 November, 12 women rose to face them with a sign that read "Stop Fascism".
14 Nov 2017
60 thousand nationalists march in Warsaw to honor Independence Day
"May all of Poland sing with us -- f..k off refugees!", "White Europe!", or "Pedophiles, lesbians, gays – Poland is laughing at you" -- these slogans were heard and read during the march. This event is meant to celebrate my country’s independence.
14 Nov 2017
The threatening masculinity of outsiders
Rape and sexual violence in Austria are often addressed as problems caused by migration and refugees. In this way, parties use women's bodies for political ends.
10 Nov 2017
Fear and loathing in Kömlő
How did Hungary become a country where it is considered normal to notify the mayor and the police if a foreigner shows up? Via the government's anti-immigration campaign which successfully planted the seeds of fear.
7 Nov 2017
Youtuber Abbie Trulíková comes from Congo. She started to make videos about Slovakia when she met her future husband, a Slovak.
17 Oct 2017
Would you find these jokes funny?
Teachers expressed concern over racist jokes in a kids mag. We still live in a country where a fascist political party got 8% in the last parliamentary elections and some teenagers proudly wear badges with that party's logo.
12 Oct 2017
University professor wants to solve world hunger with colonialism
The evidence is clear. Yet Professor Gilley still managed to get his unsavory dissertation published.
29 Sep 2017