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Two Iranian Studies events in Sofia pledge regional cooperation

Two Iranian Studies events in Sofia pledge regional cooperation

Department of Iranian Studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and “Center for Iran, Balkan and Central European Studies” – IBCE, organized a summer school of Iranian Studies and a symposium for the heads of the Iranian Studies Departments from the Balkan and Central European Universities. The vision for a mutually beneficial cooperation stands behind the initiative in times when[Продължение…]

От: 21 септември 2017 English
Riccardo Petrella (photo: Riccardo Petrella)

Riccardo Petrella: Financial dictates led the EU to failure and drove the world to devastation

The former adviser to the European Commission of Jacques Delors, activist for the definition of water as a common good, instead of a commodity, university professor and left intellectual speaks with Baricada, telling the story of the transformation of welfare inspired societies into the main sources of a ”global disorder” and violence – a story of subjugation to a new[Продължение…]

От: 9 септември 2017 English
One out of five Bulgarians has no adequate access to the healthcare system

One out of five Bulgarians has no adequate access to the healthcare system

The number of Bulgarians without health insurance has increased with 74 000 in 2016 and has reached 1,4 million peopleThe National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) has reported in its report for 2016 a minimal surplus of 1,6 million levs with 3,3 billion levs expenditures, while the health system of Bulgaria is sustained through additional payments by the patients themselves. In[Продължение…]

От: 30 август 2017 English
Macron’s arms mission in Bulgaria

Macron’s arms mission in Bulgaria

Boyko Borissov announced that the French president will visit our country because of military business ten days ago. That is why Varna was chosen to host the visit. But it looks like nobody heard the prime minister  The French president Macron dominated the Bulgarian media reports of the last week. But what was most important about his visit remained in[Продължение…]

От: 28 август 2017 English
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Mink Farms – Cruelty on the Edge of the Law

This is an account written about the dark side of animal farming and how, in Bulgaria, lawbreakers simply order new laws when the current regulations are not in their favour, regardless of the fact that those changes lead our country away from all European valuesIn 2015, a large mink farm opened in the village of Madzerito near Stara Zagora.  This[Продължение…]

От: 27 август 2017 English
Macron in Bucharest: Let’s abolish social dumping, so that you could have higher salaries in Romania

Macron in Bucharest: Let’s abolish social dumping, so that you could have higher salaries in Romania

The president of Romania Klaus Iohannis has announced that he is neither a supporter, nor an opponent to the ideas of his French counterpart about a reform in the European rules for the so-called “posted workers”The visit of the French president Emmanuel Macron in the Small Paris – Bucharest, has created great excitement and attention in Romanian media. All day[Продължение…]

От: 25 август 2017 English
The festival „Be the Change” in Varna – by the people, for the people

The festival „Be the Change” in Varna – by the people, for the people

The event will take place between 23 and 25 August in the Seaside Garden in Varna. Films on social issues are to be screened, lections and discussion on social and tax justice, autonomous syndicalism, social struggles, feminism and anarchism are to take place The festival „Be the Change”, which is organised and financed solely by volunteers and without the support[Продължение…]

От: 23 август 2017 English
Who audits the auditors?

Who audits the auditors?

“The Big Four” of the auditing companies – Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG, is in the heart of the modern financial system, but surprisingly few things are known about them. This is an apparent paradox: the accountability of global capitalism depends on organisations, which are not quite transparent about their own activity      There have been significant debates about[Продължение…]

От: 8 август 2017 English
Къдринка Къдринова

The spoiled eggs of Europe are the market fundamentalism and the banks’ dictate

There is a left scenario for the EU’s future, it is an alternative to official five right-wing scenarios and it’s all about its democratizationSo what happened? The European countries that have greatest sense of order and greater requirements towards the others – Belgium, Netherland, Germany – turned out to be stained by poisonous yolks, egg whites, egg-shells and feathering.. First,[Продължение…]

От: 6 август 2017 English
The Romanian fight against corruption as Game of Thrones

The Romanian fight against corruption as Game of Thrones

The renewed attack against the chief of the anti-corruption prosecution Laura Kovesi and the recently appeared tendency for conditional liberation or conditional condemnation of people sentenced for corruption in Romania show that the system reacts to the changes in the external and the internal political balancesThe Romanian fight against corruption reminds of the series “Game of Thrones”, where all the[Продължение…]

От: 28 юли 2017 English