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    Dříve se psalo: OBYČEJNÝ NACISMUS. Míněny koncentráky ...

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    Opravdu je to tak jak jste to napsal. A naše "demokracie"?

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    Dobrý den, posledních pár článků na Vašich stránkách zase tak ...

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    Pane Stupko, bohužel jsme zemí, kde kádrování, negaci a ...

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    Pane Šinágle, je mně to již trapné, opakovat to neustále ...

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„Komunismus znamená v pravém a úplném smyslu bludné učení, že nikdo nemá míti žádné jmění, nýbrž aby všechno bylo společné, a každý dostával jenom část zaslouženou a potřebnou k jeho výživě. – Bez všelijakých důkazů a výkladů vidí tedy hned na první pohled každý, že takové učení jest nanejvýš bláznovské, a že se mohlo jen vyrojiti z hlav několika pomatených lidí, kteří by vždy z člověka chtěli učiniti něco buď lepšího neb horšího, ale vždy něco jiného než je člověk.“

Karel Havlíček Borovský ve svém časopise „SLOVAN“ 26.7.1850


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Dreams avers McNavaraKevin J. McNamara | Author

One of the principal newspapers of the Czech Republic, Hospodarske Noviny, published a nice piece April 18th about my book, Dreams of a Great Small Nation, in conjunction with my meetings in Prague last month. 

Within hours, the editor wrote to his reporter, "The piece on McNamara is breaking records in the on-line readership, 7000 unique views just this morning: that's about seven or eight times as much as a regular [article].  Good job!"  Other news outlets may follow.  Below is a link to the article in Czech, as well as an English translation. 

Dreams avers McNavaraIn connection with my book, Dreams of a Great Small Nation, I recently visited Prague and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, home of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library.  Home to many Czechs, Iowa hosted Czech composer Antonin Dvorcak in Spillville in the summer of 1893, his new symphony, “From the New World,” in hand.  In Prague, I was interviewed by two Czech newspapers (stories to come) and met a loyal band of enthusiasts eager to share the epic story of the Czecho-Slovak Legion.  On the Bohemian left bank of the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids, I huddled with the Museum’s talented staff on plans for an exhibit about the Legion that will open in April 2018.

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Bata Jan Antonin a TGMMuch of what has been written in the media on Jan Bata can be classified as fake news.  Fake stories because they are based on either political or economic interests who had an interest stopping the commercial success of Jan Antonin Bata and his enterprises. It does not require much investigation to see through the façade.

Let's start with the example of the Wage and Hour Division's investigation against Bata back in 1939-1940. The development of the case can be seen through the FBI report that followed.

First, the person who brought the claim against Bata was a former employee named Walter Buskey of Hickory, Maryland. He brought his complaint on July 13, 1939 with the support of a number of unions. According to one FBI report, "It was noted that inspectors of the Wage and Hour Division of had been unable to locate this complainant." In other words, the primary complainant Walter Buskey could not be found or interviewed. But, that didn't matter, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor continued the complaint against Bata based on Buskey's allegation along with the supporting complainants of the unions. 

Dreams avers McNavaraThis essay draws on the author’s new book Dreams of a Great Small Nation: The Mutinous Army that Threatened a Revolution, Destroyed an Empire, Founded a Republic, and Remade the Map of Europe (Public Affairs, 2016).

An educated person today may be forgiven for thinking, like the author of the Book of Ecclesiastes, that “there is nothing new under the sun,” at least when it comes to history.  Hasn’t every fact been unearthed, every story told?  Perhaps, but historical episodes can find themselves first neglected, then forgotten.  Such is the case with a story whose 100th anniversary approaches.  Lost between the lines of the multiple histories of a tumultuous time, it began as the final horrors of the First World War melted into the growing chaos of the Russian Revolution, the fate of four empires hung in the balance, the United States and its Allies bungled a half-hearted attempt to reverse the course of Russian history, the Soviet Union was born, a fragile peace declared, and the map of Europe re-drawn.

All rights reserved to BBC. This documentary focuses on the extrajudicial and organized violence carried out against minorities after World War II, chiefly among them the 10,000,000+ German civilians who were expelled from Eastern Europe after the war and the at least 2,000,000 who fled under pressure from the Soviet advance. Similar events were experienced by Finnish, Polish, Ukrainian, Caucasian, and other minorities in the course of expulsion. The controversial subject of Soviet war rape is explored. Although the Red Cross estimated at least 2,000,000 deaths among German expellees, the more substantial estimate is around 400,000.

 

 

A Short History of the Communist Party– The Organization and Structure of the Communist Party - Full Membership Lists.

76 pages of  interesting reading. I recommend page 71 - on membership growth from 1924 to 1960!

 

Jan Šinágl, 1.4.2017

Platforma LOGO“The fundamental statements made so far by the German criminal prosecutors are groundbreaking for the victims of the Czechoslovak Iron Curtain, because so far no official or academic office in the Czech or Slovak Republics has dared to state that these are imprescriptible acts,” says Platform Managing Director Neela Winkelmann.

Prague, 27 March 2017. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience has received two letters already from German prosecutors concerning its comprehensive criminal complaint of 18 August 2016 on the killing of refugees on the borders of Communist Czechoslovakia. According to the German Federal Prosecutor General, the killing of refugees was an international crime. From the point of view of the prosecutor’s office in Weiden the killing of refugees suggests murder from base motives on the level of those responsible for the system of the border protection.