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Chomsky’s Opinion on Terrorism, Nuclear Powers and Survival

http://www.euronews.com/embed/304347/ From generative grammar to survival… Noam Chomsky: “In the global scene we are racing towards a precipice which we are determined to fall over which will sharply reduce the prospects for decent survival.” More on Euronews

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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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Big Spenders

GRAPHIC: Top military spenders and share of GDP. pic.twitter.com/fLwzQUFxK6 — The Int. Spectator (@INTLSpectator) 30 Août 2014

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#EP2014: Democracy Unleashed

A glimpse of the EU parliamentary elections #EP2014: proiecții preliminare actualizate http://t.co/JPqhy1ikpv pic.twitter.com/int8OrLY5x — Parlamentul European (@Europarl_RO) 26 Mai 2014

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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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Putin Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Vladimir Putin is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2014. I don’t think the proposal came from Ukraine. Depending on the unfolding events in Crimea, he might just miss the shortlist… or not!

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US Assistant Secretary Nuland: Romanian Rule of Law Raises Concerns

Victoria Nuland, US Assistant Secretary, has travelled to Romania on a two-day official visit marking Romania’s NATO accession tenth anniversary as well as related bilateral agreements. The United States has a profound interest in the continued development of the rule … Continue reading

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Stockholm Syndrome in European Democracies: Revolutions vs. Shopping

No hay un sentimiento de defender lo que es de todos, solo hay un sentimiento de querer guardar nuestros derechos individuales. Vivir lo mejor que podamos. Ir tirando. Eso es lo que hace que no haya revoluciones ahora. El poder … Continue reading

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Persian Awakening: Elections in Iran

Some weeks ago, Iranians made sure women were not allowed to run for President in Iran. They twisted their Constitution until it was clear that no female contender would be allowed to run as a leader. However, today the web … Continue reading

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