Monthly Archives: January 2012

From The Cobden Centre – “What Would You Have Done?”

I wrote a piece that was run today on the England-based Cobden Centre’s website.  It calls for people of conscience to stand up and be brave – to do what needs to be done in the times we live. It mentions Vaclav Havel and Julius Caesar as examples of bravery and runs about 1,000 words. […]

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52 Weeks in Slovakia: Havel Defines Hope

Hope January 9, 2012 Marek Bennett Marek Bennett at  Coffee + Dumplings + Komiks just put together a graphical treatment of an essay excerpt written by Vaclav Havel from prison. “The Politics of Hope” is the title of the essay.  Bennett’s treatment of the work made me concentrate on the words of Havel more carefully, […]

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