Read about politics in Prague and around the world that have concerned, angered or even overjoyed us.
How many times have we read or heard that all terror attacks have been committed by Muslims? It has been repeated by a lot of politicians, however, no one questions whether this statement is true or not. No one knows that (according to the site ThinkProgress) only 2 percent of the terrorist attacks in the … Continue reading Is It Always Terrorism When a Muslim Commits a Crime?
On June 23rd 2016, the population of the United Kingdom voted with 52% to leave the European Union. The British Election Study, has polled voters and concluded that the Leave voters, do regret their vote. If the referendum was taken now, the United Kingdom would still be part of the European Union. Besides that, studies … Continue reading Brexit: What Is Yet To Come?
The civil war in Syria is about to enter its sixth year of existence. The state-sponsored persecution and murder of civilians has been raging in Syria’s cities–a Holocaust, you may say. After five years of war, 400,000 Syrians have been killed, and millions have fled their homes. Currently, although Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian … Continue reading Who Are The White Helmets?
The famous YouTube channel The Trews is a web series by Russell Brand who is an English comedian, actor and activist. He discusses his opinions about what appears on media, in newspapers or on television, and on some of his episodes, he responds to comments left by viewers. The show’s name is a portmanteau of … Continue reading The Trews
When I decided to write this article, I was thinking about all the struggles I had, being a Syrian “woman” who lived in Saudi Arabia. It was nothing like any other experience in this world, but do I regret it? I certainly don’t and here’s my full Saudi story. I went there after getting married … Continue reading My Saudi Diaries
Same-sex adoption has been on a long and difficult road to success, in the world – not just in the Czech Republic. However, last year an amendment to help same-sex adoption in the Czech Republic was passed. This amendment does not give same-sex couples the right to adopt, but it does give them a lot … Continue reading Same-Sex Adoption in the Czech Republic
Andrea Pruchova Is it any wonder that the Czech Republic protests against the Refugee Crisis? Just think about it for a minute. The Czech Republic recently got its freedom after decades of going through the Communist parties. Why would they want to open their doors to new strangers? The Czech Republic and Germany have completely … Continue reading Czech Republic and Germany in Their Different Attitudes to the Refugee Crisis
The Czech Republic, on its own, is a very multicultural country with many different people. Tourists keep visiting and sometimes, after consideration, they come back for studies or decide to live here. One of the benefits of the Czech Republic is that it is located in the heart of Europe or as the “bridge” between … Continue reading Czech Republic in the European Union
Our journey through the depths of the human sub-conscious will take us through two of possibly the most disturbing social sciences experiments of the 20th century. In essence, their implications are reminders to society that as humans, we are all susceptible to committing cruel and callous acts against others under the influence of authority figures. … Continue reading The Milgram & Stanford Prison Experiments and Why You Should Know About Them
March 10, PRAGUE—When it comes to the Homeland Security Office for the United State’s Cyber Security site, their motto is “Stop.Think.Connect”. The campaign has stated that cyber security is not a personal issue, but one of the masses. They believe that we all are responsible for the minor steps in our data life, then we can … Continue reading In Screens We Trust
March 10, PRAGUE—You need to be courageous, strong, and even a hero, but not because you’re going to Syria, but because you’re telling your friends that you’re going there and that you’ll be fine in one of the worst war zones in recent history. The conflict has been going on for six years now, and … Continue reading Vacation in a War Zone
“The greatest gift a child can get is to be loved.” Cicero March 10, PRAGUE—A memorable step for the LGBT community in the Czech Republic comes at a delayed time compared to most of the western world. In today’s rapidly modernizing world, a look at Prague might have you wondering what century they’re living in. … Continue reading The Cost of a Home
April 17, PRAGUE—Watching Saturday Night Live (SNL) this weekend was an examination of the irrationality of Trump’s administration with a twist. If you are at a loss for what SNL means, it is a show based on live entertaining skits based on culturally relevant issues and topics prevalent in the United States, and the general … Continue reading Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update
June 10, PRAGUE—Recently, the United Kingdom has voted under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to remove themselves from the European Union, this transition has been called ‘Brexit’. With the impending divorce of the UK from the EU, retired or working British Expats in Spain will now have to readjust. They are no longer citizens … Continue reading Brexit In Spain
April 17, PRAGUE—On March 14, the first EU elections took place in the Netherlands, the Dutch are the first of all the surrounding countries, which will have their upcoming elections soon. There are several big political parties in the Netherlands and most of the time the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy wins the elections, … Continue reading Dutch Elections: ‘Trendsetters’ of This Years’ European Elections
November 8, PRAGUE—TheFeedUNeed is thrilled to announce a political-article series on the topic of whistleblower journalists aka the ‘Whistleblower Series’. Writers will reflect on the ethical and legal struggles of whistleblowing information for public interest via concrete examples of journalists who have been considered whistleblowers. The first one focuses on Glenn Greenwald. When journalist Glenn … Continue reading Whistleblower Series I: Should a ‘Whistleblower Journalist’ Be Exempt From Going to Prison?
September 10, PRAGUE—‘Soooooo, did you get in this year?’ – The application deadlines for the specific field of Alternative and Puppet Theatre at the Theatre Faculty of the Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) are in the beginning of January. – Usually, by February is when the applicants find out what tasks they have to complete before the first … Continue reading Entrance Exam Cycle
March 4, PRAGUE—This is the second piece that comes out as a part of the political-article series on the topic of whistleblower journalists aka the ‘Whistleblower Series’. In their articles, our writers take their time to reflect on ethical and legal struggles of whistleblowing information for public interest using concrete examples of journalists who have been considered whistleblowers. … Continue reading Whistleblower Series II: Hunt for Closure
March 4, PRAGUE—The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s sudden achievements in nuclear and Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) technology, and the mutual exchange of threats between Washington and Pyongyang have escalated tensions in the international environment. The case of North Korea and the US has raised a series of debates and concerns inside the security … Continue reading Recent Relations between North Korea and the United States of America