A list of posts available in English.Laura STEFAN - Count down. Seven days remaining - Romanian criminal system disasterAfter the 1st of February, the new codes will turn the justice system upside down. Although this signal has been sent through all the channels, being integrated in the CVM report as well, the government is refusing to make the necessary changes to the new Codes. The situation is more serious than we can imagine. [...]
euobserver: Romanian journalists challenge EU opinion on media freedom
Solidarizarea jurnaliștilor români împotriva practicilor degradante din media analizată de EUobserver.com
The stupidity of photocopied modernizationWe often encounter circulating opinions that so utterly lack judgment, that it’s hard not to regard them as anything else than ideological scaffoldings. Amongst these opinions there is also the dogma that is now preached in all seriousness in the 3rd PR, the dogma according to which modernization means copying the current state of the [...]
New York Times: In Trial, Romania Warily Revisits a Brutal Past
“Get away from my door, or do you want me to get a stick and beat you?” Remembered as a brutal sadist, Alexandru Visinescu bubbles with fury
Solidarity with Mircea Marian, a Romanian journalist attacked for his right to free speechWe express our concern regarding the aggression suffered by the journalist Mircea Marian, who was threatened to be beaten up for his public opinions. We also protest against the attitude of the police officers, present at the scene of aggression, who remained passive as the aggressor was insulting the journalist and addressing him anti-Semitic remarks. [...]
Coup d’état in Romania: Timeline of events, maneuvers, and strikes
Strange things are happening in Romania. A powerful nomenclature has improved on the traditional South American recipe for coup d’états.
Daniel Hannan: Romania is sliding unremarked into despotism
It started with the cuts. In January, Romania became the 4th EU country to see its government fall over Brussels-imposed austerity measures.
Can Israel survive friends like these?
The latest outburst of bad feeling between Obama and Netanyahu can be the cover for finally putting the Jews in their place.
Obama’s honeymoon with Europe ends in shambles (Transatlanticpolitics.com)
So it’s official. Obama’s honeymoon with Europe is over.
Clegg lays down law to Cameron on gay rights
In a pitch for the gay vote unprecedented in its scope, the leader of the Liberal Democrats threw down the gauntlet to his opponents.
Melanie Phillips: It’s the thirties all over again
The climate of hysterical and poisonous anti-Bush/Blair/US/Israel prejudice provides the sea in which Islamic extremism and terrorism swim.
Roger Scruton: The Centre Right Today
The conservative philosophy which I have developed and which I have attempted to advocate in the public sphere is a very English philosophy.