Centrul pentru Studiul Democrației a lansat o serie de viniete care pun 1918 în context și pe care le vom relua aici. Primul episod este despre PNB. 1918 marked the end of the European civil war but also the emergence of many new states in Eastern and Central Europe. Romania, Serbia and Bulgaria were independent alr ..
Articole de Stefan Krastev
In the bestiary of east European political monsters Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is a peculiarly elusive species. When he first came to power in 2009 both the remains of the 1990s liberal anticommunist concert (think tanks-media-the old right wing parties), and the ordinary people were thrusting contradictory hopes on Borisov’s shoulders. The liberal elite was seeing in him a handy populist tool that could be skillfully used to further the perpetually unfinished neoliberal reform package and stabilize its shaking ideological hegemony. Ordinary people on the other hand voted Borisov hoping to put a halt to the enchanted spirals of the never ending transition and to take revenge over its masterminds. Borisov delivered to these contradictory … Continuarea