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Two television interviews

Below are two television interviews with Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, RNH Academic Director, on his new book, Landsdómsmálið, The Impeachment Process Against Former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde, which was, the author argues, a travesty of justice even if Haarde … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: Book on the Impeachment Process

In September 2010, a narrow majority in the Icelandic Parliament decided to impeach Geir H. Haarde, Iceland’s Prime Minister in 2006–9 and Leader of the centre-right Independence Party, for negligence in the period leading up to the 2008 bank collapse. … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Liberty Under Threat

Although totalitarianism was defeated in Europe, first national socialism in 1945, then communism in 1989, individual liberty is still under both internal and external threats. The internal threats include calls for restrictions on the freedom to question and argue against … Continue reading

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Prague: Russia’s Hybrid War Against the West

Speakers at an international conference on ‘Russia’s Hybrid War Against the Democratic World’ in Prague 16–18 November included Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Lithuania’s President Gitanas Nausėda, Prime Minister Petr Fiala of the Czech Republic, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, leader of the … Continue reading

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Pacheco Receives Hayek Prize

Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson gave the laudatio for Dr. Emilio Pacheco, former Liberty Fund President, at a gala dinner on 8 November 2022 in the Ringturm, Vienna, organised by the Austrian Economics Centre, where Pacheco received the Hayek Lifetime Achievement … Continue reading

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Bucharest: The Right Alternative

Conservatives, classical liberals and christian democrats have to work together to defend European values, limited government, private property, free trade, and respect for tradition. This was the main conclusion at a conference on ‘The Right Alternative’ held by ECR, European … Continue reading

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