Nationalist duo

Ruling power leader Liviu Dragnea and Opposition leader Ludovic Orban met at the grave of Avram Iancu, in the Apuseni Mountains. Military leader of the Moti in 1848-1849, during the battles with...

Divide et impera

Why is Liviu Dragnea in a hurry to hold the referendum against gay marriage? Victor Ponta, now his sworn enemy, is talking about “cheap populism.” But it would be too easy to see everything as a...

Szekely geopolitics

Present in the Szekely community, President Iohannis was able to see on his own how Viktor Orban’s Government is doing for the locals more than local governments are doing. In principle, it seems...

Szekelys and bears

Preoccupied with far more serious political issues, Romanians are little preoccupied with what is happening with the bears. In a world in which species of animals are disappearing day after day, to...

PNL’S ambitions

Mihail Neamtu has joined PNL. It’s the first important ‘acquisition’ after Ludovic Orban’s enthronement as the President of the party. In fact, Orban participated in the release of Neamtu’s...

Streets

Less than a decade ago, an entirely peripheral street in Cluj – unpaved, located in an area under construction – was named after writer and politician Radu Gyr. Pressured by the National...

A favorable conjuncture

What sets Ludovic Orban apart from other Liberal leaders? Stauncher opposition to the PSD, expressed not just recently, which cost him years of relative marginalization. Apart from that, he seems a...

War and peace

The topic of war was not absent from TIFF 2017. Francois Ozon’s ‘Frantz’, which deals with the difficult-to-heal wounds of the First World War, was not the only film tackling the absurdity of...

Varied family dramas

Just like in other countries of the world, a strong opposition to homosexual relations exists in Romania too. But since “political correctness” has generated a new hypocrisy, not homosexuality...

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