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Happy Romania National Day! #1Decembrie

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Romanian Elections 2014: Queueing for Democracy

As a Romanian, you would think the right to vote is granted by Constitution. Not so much abroad especially when the PM in office knows exactly how you’re going to vote. Have a look at how easy the Government made … Continue reading

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#KlausIohannis Wins Romanian Presidential Elections

… While his opponent, Prime Minister Victor Ponta denies the right to vote to hundreds of thousands of Romanians waiting in long queues outside Embassies all across Europe. Shame on you Victor Ponta! Congrats Klaus Iohannis! Santa’s coming early in … Continue reading

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An American in Husasau de Tinca

In communist Romania, people were either comrades or Americans. My grandmother was an American and so was her family. Basically, they were capitalists or Americans which was the derogative term used by the Communists to finger point people who refused … Continue reading

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EU Anti-Corruption Report 2014 Unveiled

The European Commission just adopted its first EU Anti-Corruption Report. Highlights: 76% of Europeans think that corruption is widespread in their own country. More than half of Europeans (56%) think the level of corruption in their country has increased over … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprint Per Nation & Capita

A carbon footprint comparison of total carbon dioxide emissions by nation and per capita shows there’s plenty of room for smaller countries to reduce their carbon footprints. Source (available in PDF format): Tracking Carbon Emissions

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Davos: Lagarde Highlights Gender Inequality

Accroître le taux de participation des femmes au marché du travail, et valoriser leur rôle comme moteur de croissance #wef14 #gendergap — Christine Lagarde (@Lagarde) January 25, 2014 When in Davos… Stay politically correct and you’ll be safe! Christine Lagarde … Continue reading

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