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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
empire to republic slovakia
Bratislava, once at the center of the Empire, is now one of Europe’s youngest capitals.by James Thomson & Carmen Viragova, with Dardis McNameeYou could say that Slovakia is a new country – established as an autonomous state only after the Velvet Revolution in 1992. But that would be very misleading for this ancient land, which was at the center...
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allforjan
As the largest protests since 1989 rock Slovakia following the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak, fellow contributors wonder about the future of the country.Slovaks don’t have a tradition of protest. When demonstrations do happen, it’s something serious.In November ’89, we were too young to take part in the Velvet (or Gentle) Revolution, in 1998 we were still teenagers,...
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sharing economy
The sharing economy makes us more flexible but is no substitute for a true social community.When my Airbnb host introduced me to his children I was slightly bemused. The elder one of the two boys was Bruce and the baby – you guessed it – Lee. A young family who bolstered their mortgage payments with income from Airbnb. In...
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