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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, Which Nation Punishes Productive People Worst of All?

Back in 2014, I shared some data from the Tax Foundation that measured the degree to which various developed nations punished high-income earners.

This measure of relative “progressivity” focused on personal income taxes. 1,114 more words


Let´s visit some Slovak castles...

Students from Slovakia prepared a great guide that will take you for a tour of the most famous castles in Slovakia like in the capital Bratislava or in Čachtice which is connected with the legend of… 45 more words


the post-soviet economy...

When I was growing up it was Czechoslovakia.  There were enough immigrants in the middle Canada town I lived in to have their own church.  Back then it wasn’t very sexy to be Czech although it likely should have been :)  Unfortunately, the Soviet rulers weren’t keen on any of their satellites developing an open relationship with the west.  848 more words

Travel Stories

Accidental Memories

Despite the late October chill christening the air, the sun, streaming through the branches of towering evergreens, warmed my face. I sat atop small boulders lining the riverbed, digging my heals deeper into the stones below. 1,160 more words


Four held in Slovakia amid Scots human trafficking probe

Four more human trafficking suspects have been held in Slovakia amid a major probe after raids took place in Scotland. Members of a suspected international human trafficking ring were arrested in the joint police raids in Glasgow last week which involved the Slovakian authorities and Europol.  374 more words



Variations: Lolimišo, Lolmishi, Lolmistro

Lolmischo, the “Red Mouse”, the seventh of the Children of Ana, and her fourth son. Like his siblings, he was conceived by the Keshalyi fairy Ana and her perverse husband the King of the Loçolico. 140 more words


A celebration abroad

T-2 Days until Moravia

Czech word of the day:
cheers//na zdraví

Honesty hour—not every day is easy, but every day is an opportunity for growth. 740 more words

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