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Public Diplomacy – Winning Hearts and Minds

Martina Němcová In today’s world, we hear the word power a lot. What is power? In general, the dictionary defines it as ‘the ability to control people and events’[1] or ‘to influence the way people act or think in important ways’.[2] But what does power mean in public diplomacy? With the …

A SLAUGHTERHOUSE WITH GLASS WALLS

Lucie Havlíčková It seems that we are more and more interested in what we eat. Nowadays we try to eat healthier food, and healthy new lifestyle restaurants are built next to popular junk-food restaurants like McDonald´s and KFC. It is not just about additives, fat and other dangerous ingredients; people …

Historical Fact: Women before Rosa Parks

Michaela Procházková “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” These are the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., a black activist who fought alongside other leaders and thousands of people of both races for the rights and equality …

East – West … is Home Best?

Andrea Krawchuk Meet Marie. Marie is a 58-year-old petite yet energetic woman who moved to the USA nearly forty years ago. Like many others, she and her husband left Czechoslovakia for a so-called “better life”. The journey took them a while before they reached their final destination – a large metropolitan city where they …