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Former PM Dzurinda gets Hayek Prize

MIKULÁŠ Dzurinda, the former Slovak prime minister and current chairman of the opposition Slovak Democratic and Christian Union, received the International Friedrich August von Hayek Foundation Prize at a ceremony in Freiburg, Germany on May 13. Dzurinda was awarded the prize for the fundamental reforms carried out in Slovakia during his term in office, enhancing freedoms, building a stable democracy, and eliminating bureaucracy.

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My five-year-old daughter will almost certainly encounter a Weinstein too

It’s not that I thought sexually harassing women was okay, it’s more that I accepted that was just part of how things worked. Unfortunate, yes, but also standard.

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Socialism elections were parody of free vote

After the revolution in 1989 the number of people participating in elections fell from 99 percent to around 60 percent.

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 17 and November 26, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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