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ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Leasing contracts increasing rapidly

According to the Association of Leasing Companies (ALS), the volume of leasing contracts in Slovakia increased from 3.5 billion Sk in 1994 to 16.7 billion Sk in 1996. Of the total investments into fixed assets, 6.5 percent in 1994 and 14.1 percent in 1996 were covered by leasing, the latter figure placing Slovakia on par with the European average.

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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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