Charter 77

Type: Organization
Name: Charter 77
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tales of the Fantastic

We met in 1990 at the oldest active Jewish synagogue in Europe, the Old-New Synagogue in Prague. Daniel Kumermann gave me a brief tour of the 13th-century structure, along with the adjacent cemetery. The synagogue is one of the few remaining structures ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Czech journalist, poet Karel Trinkewitz dies in Germany

He died after a long illness during the night from Friday to Saturday, Czech writer Pavel Kohout told CTK today.Trinkewitz was a political journalist and caricaturist cooperating with a number of Czech magazines in the 1960s. After the occupation of the ... [Published Ceskenoviny - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

10 Amazing Facts About Vaclav Havel

The U.S. House voted unanimously Tuesday to honor former Czechoslovak President Vaclav Havel with a bust in the Capitol Building’s Freedom Foyer. Havel was an influential anti-communist dissident, playwright, and politician. Here are 10 facts about ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Feb 07 2014 - Updated Feb 07 2014 - 1 reports

The Dissidents of Obama's America

Like Charter 77 and the dissidents of the late Cold War era, now we have the Billionaire Dissidents of Obama's America . Meet them and learn their stories. ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Feb 07 2014]
Entities: Charter 77, Cold War
First reported Dec 20 2013 - Updated Dec 20 2013 - 1 reports

To Secure a Western-Facing Ukraine, We Must Fight Every Bit as Hard as Russia

For the past three weeks, Kiev has been rocked by protests. Even this evening, with temperatures falling well below freezing, there appears to be no let up in events. Crowds keep swelling and smiling, the acrid smell of warmth-giving bonfires continues ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Dec 20 2013]

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...I asked him whether the economic reforms of the early 1990s could have gone any better. "We probably could have done much better," he confessed. "They say that at least a whole year's state budget was lost during privatization alone. There were other ways to do that. Instead we gave to the world economy 'tunnels.' You remember tunnels. There were also 'juice' and 'sandwich' -- these were different ways of stealing money from the state. On the other hand if you look around, it is not that great either: For instance Hungary now has a strong semi-fascist party there. From this point of view, we're not so bad off."

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The U.S. House voted unanimously Tuesday to honor former Czechoslovak President Vaclav Havel with a bust in the Capitol Building’s Freedom Foyer. Havel was an influential anti-communist dissident, playwright, and politician. Here are 10 facts about ...
The Dissidents of Obama's America [Published Talking Points Memo - Feb 07 2014]
Like Charter 77 and the dissidents of the late Cold War era, now we have the Billionaire Dissidents of Obama's America . Meet them and learn their stories. ...
To Secure a Western-Facing Ukraine, We Must Fig... [Published Breitbart Feed - Dec 20 2013]
For the past three weeks, Kiev has been rocked by protests. Even this evening, with temperatures falling well below freezing, there appears to be no let up in events. Crowds keep swelling and smiling, the acrid smell of warmth-giving bonfires continues ...
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