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Vaclav Havel Dead

The Greengrocer That Broke the Camel's Back

Uriel Abulof | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Uriel Abulof

Vaclav Havel left an indelible imprint on the conscience of the entire world. His 1978 essay The Power of the Powerless, has lost none of its relevance, particularly in the wake of the stormy year that the Middle East experienced.

The Legacy of Vaclav Havel

Lee Bycel | Posted 02.29.2012 | Impact
Lee Bycel

The loss was more than that of a past president, but of a man who had provided hope and moral leadership. A man who was so much more than a political leader; he was a philosopher, a dissident, a playwright and a man who stood by his convictions.

Remembering Vaclav Havel

Todd Brewster | Posted 02.20.2012 | World
Todd Brewster

With the news this past weekend that Vaclav Havel, the one-time Czech president, had died, I found myself recalling a scene back in 1989, when I was lucky enough to spend a week in Prague with the leader of what eventually became known as the "Velvet Revolution."

PHOTOS: Vaclav Havel's Last Public Journey

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

(Adds details of procession, quotes) By Robert Mueller and Michael Kahn PRAGUE, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Vaclav Havel's actres...

Kim and Havel, Political Opposites, Dead

John Feffer | Posted 02.18.2012 | World
John Feffer

Kim Jong Il and Vaclav Havel were both in some sense reluctant politicians. Once in power, they managed to stabilize their respective countries during difficult times. But they failed in their efforts at more dramatic transformation.

Havel: Hero Of Our Time

Barry D. Wood | Posted 02.17.2012 | World
Barry D. Wood

What a thinker, the man who declared "truth and love will always triumph over the lie and hatred." We're unlikely to see the likes of him again.