Post Tagged with: "Romania"

Victoria Stoiciu: Poverty is not on the public agenda in Romania – the poorest country in the EU

Victoria Stoiciu: Poverty is not on the public agenda in Romania – the poorest country in the EU

An interview about the problems, related to the Romanian Fiscal Code, about the recent protests, caused by the changes in the anti-corruption fight, about the current condition of workers` rights and the crisis in labour relationsVictoria Stoiciu is the programme coordinator of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Romania. She makes a doctorate in the University „Babeş-Bolyai” in Cluj Napoca. She[Продължение…]

От: 16 февруари 2018 English
Teodor Meleşcanu: Romania supports strongly the Black Sea regional cooperation

Teodor Meleşcanu: Romania supports strongly the Black Sea regional cooperation

The Romanian foreign minister answered a Baricada’s question at a joint press conference with the Bulgairan ambassador in Bucharest”The problems of Danubean and Black Sea regions should occupy a higher place on the EU’s agenda”, said the Romanian foreign minister Teodor Meleşcanu during a press conference in the representative office of the European Commission in Bucharest. The press conference took place[Продължение…]

От: 16 януари 2018 English
Ştefan Guga (photo: Vladimir Mitev)

Ştefan Guga: Romanian economic growth doesn’t bring progress to the whole society

The economic and social expert analyses the causes and the context în which Romania has achieved economic growth of 8,8% for the third quarter of 2017Ştefan Guga is doctor în sociology (CEU Budapest). He works în Bucharest as an economic and social expert. Together with advocate Camelia Constantin Guga is the author of the report “Analysis on the impact of[Продължение…]

От: 13 декември 2017 English
Liviu Dragnea (Social Democratic Party, CC BY 2.0, via Wikipedia Commons)

Why Dragnea got resented?

DNA’s new accusations against the leader of Romanian social democrats unveil the essence of political fight in Romania: technocracy’s supporters – the urban middle class, and unelected institutions such as the anti-corruption prosecution limit the attempts of the corrupted and incompetent political system to create troubles  The news that Romanian social democrat’s leader Liviu Dragnea is accused in a third[Продължение…]

От: 15 ноември 2017 English
Lorand Szakacs: The group „Right to the City” fights against stigmatisation of the poor people in Timișoara

Lorand Szakacs: The group „Right to the City” fights against stigmatisation of the poor people in Timișoara

What needs to be done in Romania where the right to housing is an ever more important issue, while homeless people and beggars become more and more in numbers in the richest citiesLorand Szakacs is a member of the group “Right to the City”, which deals with the editing and printing of the “Stradă (Street) Magazine”. The organisation and the[Продължение…]

От: 24 октомври 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 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
The Romanian attempt for abolition of the flat tax is still embryonal

The Romanian attempt for abolition of the flat tax is still embryonal

Revolutionary fiscal ideas circulate in Bucharest – starting with replacing the profit tax with a tax upon turnover and ending with the nationalization of the obligatory private pension funds. The proposals are not devoid of logic, in principle. However, the scope of their proposal might not be accomplishing change, but offering the public another scene of the political theatreBulgarian media[Продължение…]

От: 3 юли 2017 English
Why president Radev’s visits in Bucharest and Athens mattered

Why president Radev’s visits in Bucharest and Athens mattered

The Bulgarian head of state made a signal to his European partners that Bulgaria can give the EU added value in the two regions where “it weights” – the Western Balkans and the Black SeaThe big Bulgarian TV networks put the same emphasis upon the visit of president Rumen Radev in Bucharest – that “airplanes are not sausages”. The coloured[Продължение…]

От: 29 юни 2017 English
Reading Marx in Bucharest

Reading Marx in Bucharest

The book “Marxian economic theory” by Dan Chiță invites the left people to get to know their roots“It’s difficult to read Marx. When I read 50 pages by him, I have the feeling that everything I have ever read in Romanian language hasn’t prepared me in any way to understand this author. His text is so dense, so sublime. Marx[Продължение…]

От: 18 юни 2017 English