Jakub Patocka

editor-in-chief of “Literární noviny”, Prague.


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Accommodate the current influx of refugees, or accept more suffering and tragedy, and risk a humanitarian disaster in the Balkans. The options could scarcely be clearer, says Jakub Patocka. But in the absence of a strong independent media in central and eastern Europe, the public debate has gone awry.

Globalisation is not like rain

Globalisation and antiglobalisation in a cultural context

In this speech originally held at the Dreamlike Book Fair in Pula, Croatia in December 2002, Jakub Patocka dissects some of the prevailing views on globalisation and concludes that rather than being inevitable, globalisation is a manmade process upon which society needs to act.

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