Charter 77

Type: Organization
Name: Charter 77
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Andrew Wilson: Empowerment provides life chances

AS THE the finishing line approaches, I feel my mind focused less on the tape than its aftermath.My spirits remain resolute and optimistic about the capacity of our country to make the right choice and nudge our collective chest over a winning position. ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Activist wants former minister investigated

Former dissident writes letter to point out his suspicions over collusion between police and politicians in Olomouc regionPrague, July 25 (ČTK) — An activist has asked Czech Agriculture Minister Marian Jurečka to check allegedly close links of police ... [Published Prague Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

George Soros and the Shadow Party Behind Crises to Take Down America

Soros Democrats strive to take down governments and empower global eliteKurt NimmoPrison Planet.comFrom undermining the Second Amendment and influencing elections to sponsoring color revolutions in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, the ominous footprint ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Socratic citizenship in twenty-first century Europe

Here we have the formulation of the political aspect of ‘care for the soul’, the extension of this striving for truth into the realm of politics. This,according to Patočka,is the Greek heritage of Europe. As Europe wallows in economic crisis and the ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Prague chief rabbi stepping down earlier than anticipated

PRAGUE (JTA) — The longtime chief rabbi of Prague, Karol Sidon, is stepping down amid issues surrounding his private life.Sidon, who has served 22 years in the post, announced last week that he will step down on July 1.Sidon, 71, had separated from his ... [Published JTA - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Prague rabbi resigns after two decades on the job

Karol Sidon, a graduate of FAMU, will remain on as chief Czech rabbiPrague, June 23 (ČTK) — On July 1, Karol Sidon, 71, will leave the post of chief rabbi of the Jewish Community in Prague that he has held since 1992, Dita Šnajdrová, from the community, ... [Published Prague Post - Jun 24 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

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The words he uttered were truly profound: "there is a fatalism, there is a sense that it is not me that controls my future, my future is controlled elsewhere and we talk about a sense of control and an internal locus of control. Control over your life rests with you, not with some finger out there that points at you and says, right, it’s your turn. We need to overcome this negativity by giving people a sense of aspiration, a sense of the future, a sense that if they took
control they could make life better for themselves"
"I tried to notify Supreme State Attorney Pavel Zeman of the links between the Olomouc politicians and police. However, he sent me to the Olomouc state attorney's office" Středa told LN, explaining why he turned to Jurečka
"Rabbi Sidon has taken the step in view of his age and because Prague Rabbi David Peter has adapted himself very well [to local conditions] after three years [of his mission as a rabbi in Prague]. Now it is the right time [for Sidon] to hand over the post" Prague Jewish Community chairman Jan Munk said in a press release

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Andrew Wilson: Empowerment provides life chances [Published The Scotsman - Jul 27 2014]
Activist wants former minister investigated [Published Prague Post - Jul 25 2014]
George Soros and the Shadow Party Behind Crises... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 14 2014]
Socratic citizenship in twenty-first century Eu... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 02 2014]
Prague chief rabbi stepping down earlier than a... [Published JTA - Jun 30 2014]
Prague rabbi resigns after two decades on the job [Published Prague Post - Jun 24 2014]
10 Amazing Facts About Vaclav Havel [Published Washington Free Beacon - Mar 12 2014]
The Dissidents of Obama's America [Published Talking Points Memo - Feb 07 2014]
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10 Amazing Facts About Vaclav Havel [Published Washington Free Beacon - Mar 12 2014]
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. ...
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