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Czechs support logging in Šumava to combat bark beetle attack: SANEP

Jan Stráský žádnou výjimku na nasazení jedů nemá. Ví však, že ji dostane a my brzy seznáme pramen této jistoty.

In neighboring Bavaria, they let Mother Nature — and the bark beetle — have its way with the forests; the Czechs opt for intervention

Meet the Nováks. The average Czech, exposed

Based on a wide range of surveys on habits, preferences and lifestyle choices, Czech Position presents a portrait of the Average Czech

Poll: Corruption and power lust are biggest problems

Rampant corruption, power-hungry politicians keep the Czech Republic from becoming an advanced democracy, SANEP poll says

Three-fifths of Czechs support transit strike

Most people approve of transport unions’ strike over gov’t reform pacakges, but other actions — like a blockade — are less popular

Poll: Current Czech gov’t among the ‘worst ever’

Premiér Petr Nečas nechtěl ve vedení vnitra nikoho z Věcí veřejných, a to kvůli vazbám strany na bezpečnostní agenturu ABL. Kubiceho nominací na ministra si však protiřečí.

Respondents favored words like ‘embarrassed’ and ‘disgusted’ when asked to describe their opinions of the current government

Area 51 conspiracy theories intrigue one-third of Czechs

Of all the popular conspiracies, Czechs are most interested in the ones concerning space aliens at Area 51

Most Czechs are concerned that powerful forces manipulate media information — and a large minority embraces conspiracy theories

Alien life sparks little curiousity among Czechs

Most Czechs think we are not alone in the universe

Czechs believe there is life in outer space but aren’t very keen on meeting aliens in the flesh should they ever come to Earth

Two polls paint divergent political landscapes

S Bohuslavem Sobotkou (vpravo) v čele by ČSSD byla důrazně a úderně levicová, pod vedením Michala Haška zase uhlazenější, vlídnější a neodmítající kompromisy ani se současnou vládou a ochotná programově se zmodernizovat.

If elections were held now, SANEP sees six parliamentary parties and STEM just four; both pollsters find KDU-ČSL and VV on the edge

Poll: Ice hockey is Czech ‘national sport’

Some 38 percent of Czechs consider themselves hockey fans

An overwhelming majority of Czechs see ice hockey as the national sport, but not even all fans are watching the current championships

Poll: Gov’t will see more turmoil, won’t finish term

Koncepce, s níž kromě ministerstva dopravy nesouhlasí snad nikdo, nahrazením Víta Bárty Radkem Šmerdou (vpravo) bohužel ze stolu nemizí.

The Cabinet shuffle did little to restore confindence in the gov’t, and most respondents have little hope the coalition will last its full term

Poll: Most Czechs still support nuclear power

Despite the threat of a nuclear meltdown in Japan, most Czechs support nuclear power and believe the domestic plants are safe

The earthquake in Japan has shaken Czechs’ support for nuclear power, but most still favor it as a means of energy independence

Klaus loses ‘most-trusted’ crown to chief justice

Constitutional Court Chief Justice Pavel Rychetský is now the most-trusted leader of a Czech state organ, according to SANEP

After the Chilean pen incident, the handwriting may be on the wall: Klaus dropped from first place as most-trusted political figure

Poll: Majority supports gov’t collapse, new elections

Protikandidátem současného předsedy Věcí veřejných Radka Johna (vpravo) na tuto funkci v květnových volbách může být sám Vít Bárta, faktický vůdce VV.

A slight majority of poll respondents sees new elections as the best way forward, but say ousting six embattled ministers first may help

Christian Democrats may be big winners in gov’t crisis

The latest round of scandals has a majority of the public calling for new elections and support shifting to smaller parties

Poll: Communists take third place as TOP 09 drops

Support for the Communists, now led by Vojtěch Filip, is rising but many people would like to see the party banned

The two left-wing parties in Parliament now hold first and third place in voter preference; Public Affairs shows monthly biggest gain