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Jan Macháček is a leading Czech commentator and analyst of political, economic, European and geopolitical issues. Currently he publishes his columns in the daily newspaper Lidové noviny and he writes his daily column called Monitor JM online. He also provides analysis for Czech radio and TV stations. In 2015 he became a Chairman on the board of trustees at the Institute for Politics and Society where he takes part in organizing debates and conferences on various important political and economic issues.