Editorial

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 confrontation. While in this film the tradition of...

Political lesson

After a period of relatively unimportant domestic and external activity, President Klaus Iohannis’s visit to the U.S. can be translated not only as a historic event but also as a total success that marks the start of Romania’s reconfiguration...

Qatar, Article 5 and the unity of the West

Romanian public opinion – but also a significant part of the international one – waited with bated breath the press conference held by the presidents of the U.S. and of Romania, D. Trump and K. Iohannis respectively, on June 9th on the White...

Brexit: A lost bet?

Forget about Nigel Farage and those like him. Ask him what UK’s independence day – which he had triumphantly and defiantly proclaimed toward the Old Continent following the result of the ‘in or out EU’ referendum of 26 June 2016 – means...

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 itself but the “marriage” between same-sex...

Onward, young Romanian politicians?

The other days, USR leader Nicusor Dan (photo) resigned from the helm of the Union/party. A gesture and an event that, at least in my view, has flown at low level over the heads of the press and public opinion, far below the weight of the impact...

A double-edged sword

Emilia Sercan (photo) is a journalist who likes the power of the press. The power to replace ministers and governments. In the style of the French satirical magazine ‘Le canard enchaine,’ whose revelations about right-wing candidate Francois...

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