Over my Czech body

Thousands of university students flooded Prague streets this spring, clad in plaid pajama bottoms, bathrobes, and even boxers. “Nespíme, bdíme” — We’re not sleeping, we’re keeping a look out/watching — …

Growth of Mormonism in the Czech Republic

Religion has become all quiet on the Western front, according to researchers, and the Czech Republic is a primary example of their claims. Sixty percent of Czechs declare themselves as …

Women in Czech politics

What is the antidote to gender inequality? A good way to start is by strengthening non-governmental organizations that endorse gender equality, advocating women to move to the front lines of …

Still Europeans?

The never-ending dilemma of the Greek budget and the specter of similar trouble with other countries are driving Europe toward more decisive political integration. This may, though, concern only the …

Tourism in Prague

I hear about the business and political corruption in the Czech Republic, and I think, well, what about the US? People dwell on this or that problem and it occurs …

Healthcare and The Court, Part IV

An increasing number of voices are now calling for judicial term limits. Indeed, judges in all major nations and almost all 50 states are subject to age or term limits. …

Healthcare and The Court, Part III.

Law should prioritize process and principle rather than politics and results. The judiciary should rule as narrowly as possible to resolve the actual case or controversy presented. Yet with Bush …

Healthcare and The Court, Part II.

A polarized debate is not really a debate and offers no cure The central issue before the Court concerns the “minimum coverage provision,” better known as the individual mandate, requiring …

Interview with Muzaffer Şenel

Bordering the southernmost point of the European Union, modern Turkey boasts an incredibly vibrant society and bright economic prospects. TNP writer Melissa Rossi traveled to Istanbul and spoke to Professor …

Healthcare and The Court

Ever since the extraordinary three-day oral argument before the United States Supreme Court on March 26-28 in the healthcare case (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida), pundits …