16 April 2012

Havel's Heirs

The ghost of Václav Havel hovers over politics in the Czech Republic. His appreciation of irony and willingness to deflate the pretensions of authority seems to be entirely lost on current legal and political elites in the country. Need evidence? Try this brief report from The New Republic on the prosecution two men - David Hons (aka Roman Týc) and Roman Smetana - for committing political art and freedom expression in the country.

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