II. Analyses of individual parties

1. Europe

d. Czech Republic

The KSČM and the EU: Still, At Least One Third of the Glass Full - Vladimir Handl
While a programmatic shift of KSČM towards a social democracy is hard to be denied, the party’s aim of a revolutionary, systemic change has been maintained. The revolutionary rhetoric notwithstanding, the party seems to come closer to the conservative-liberal Civic Democratic Party (ODS) than to ČSSD mainly in a number of foreign policy issues in 2002-2005. >> more