Vaclav Havel

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Pussy Riot and Four Other Bands That Lost the Battle with Authority But Won the War

    If there's one thing the Pussy Riot trial has taught us, it's that protest music can still be a dangerous, subversive tool. By performing an anti-Putin "punk prayer" during a guerrilla action at a Russian Orthodox church, Pussy Riot intended to provoke and offend. Many saw their action as blasphemou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Vaclav Havel's Four Biggest Musical Influences

    ​This weekend, two world leaders passed. One, North Korea's Kim Jong-Il, is remembered as an eccentric but dangerous dictator, a man who suppressed dissent and kept his people in a perpetual state of war and famine. The other, Vaclav Havel, played a key role in freeing Czechoslovakia from Comm ... More >>

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    April 26, 2000

    Devoured by Hate

    "Around the world, gypsies have historically been victims of rejection and abuse"