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Slovakia: Dubček's Legacy

Dr. Sean's Diary discusses about ways of looking at Alexander Dubček's legacy: “Possibly, we should think back beyond the humanism and apple pie to remember the more authoritarian impulses during the 1960s of Dubček et al to regulate pluralism and debate so as to ensure they delivered social consensus around the ‘right’ result – something often overlooked in many accounts because the Prague Spring was progressive and democratically minded by the standards of communist one party rule in Eastern Europe.”

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    El Diario del Dr. Sean comenta sobre las formas de examinar el legado de Alexander Dubček:
    “Posiblemente, debamos retrotraernos más allá del humanismo y del pastel de manzanas para recordar los impulsos más autoritarios de Dubček et al durante la década de 1960 para regular el pluralismo y el debate a fin de asegurarse de que comunicaban un consenso social en torno del resultado “correcto” – algo a menudo pasado por alto en muchos informes porque la Primavera de Praga fue progresiva y democráticamente vigilada por los modelos del gobierno unipartidista comunista en Europa del Este.”

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