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About Jaroslav Fiala

Jaroslav Fiala is a historian and editor-in-chief of Alarm. He publishes essays and articles on Czech and world politics and lectures in history and political science at Charles University, Prague. He is a Fulbright alumnus and deals with the modern history of Latin America, United States and Europe.



Articles by Jaroslav Fiala

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

"Corbyn was no communist spy."

That statements by agent Ján Sarkocy about Jeremy Corbyn’s intentional cooperation with the Czechoslovak secret service (StB) are a hoax, receives confirmation from the Sarkocy documents in the Czech Security Services Archive.

Abolish work, the robots are coming!

The Czech Republic is among those countries most vulnerable to the effects of the automation of work. Robots are going to replace laborers and journalists alike – is there a way out?

"The majority of Hungarians are apathetic, indifferent, and devoid of hope." An interview with Gaspár M. Tamás

Jaroslav Fiala speaks to Gaspár M. Tamás about the brutality of capitalism, Orbán’s Hungary, and the failure of the European system.

Reflections of a post-communist peasant

The situation in central and eastern Europe should serve as a warning against Brexit.

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