Un articol de Borbély András și Székely Örs. Articolul original în limba maghiară este disponibil aici. Recentele alegeri parlamentare din România au dat două rezultate spectaculoase, aparent neașteptate. Pe de o parte, succesul extremei drepte (9%), pe de alta, participarea extrem de redusă, de numai 31 %. ..
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 … Continuă să citești