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Slovakia Defies the Kochs and Cato

By Mark Ames, Consortium News, March 12, 2012

“Cato’s José Piñera was brought in to oversee Slovakia’s pension privatization only after the 2002 elections put in power the free-market rightwing Democratic and Christian Union Party, led by Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda”.

On Saturday, the tiny EU nation Slovakia held parliamentary elections,  and the results surprised the “experts”: The center-left party Smer, derisively described as “populist” in the American media, won in a record landslide, the first time a single party will control the majority in parliament in Slovakia’s post-Communist history.

For two years, the dossier claims, politicians of all stripes were pocketing kickbacks from members of an influential private investment group.

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