The Czech Republic's best-known author, Milan Kundera, has spoken to the media for the first time in 25 years to deny claims he informed on a suspected Western agent in 1950.
We live lives of laughter and forgetting, yet all the while someone is taking notes, taking names, transcribing calls, sending those denounced to a shadowy systems of torture cells via procedures beyond, above, or outside the law, outside morality, all in the name of sacred things. Collaborator? Be careful how you use that term, my fellow Americans. We all have our patriotic duties.