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Elitele noastre politice si intelectuale au fost supuse unui proces riguros de selectie care dateaza din anii comunismului . Pot afirma in cunostinta de cauza ca numai acei activisti PCR,UTC, UASCR sau specialisti care primeau girul securitatii si ierarhiei PCR puteau ajunge in categoria elitelor mai sus mentionate. Competenta profesionala sau calitatile morale contau mai… » read more

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Egypt’s “democratic” (sic !) coup d’etat is reminiscent of similar political events from pre-2002 Turkey. We can all recall the repeated interventions and coups d’etat perpetrated by the Turkish generals against democratically-elected politicians who happened to displease them, together with the killings, the tortures, arbitrary arrests and prison terms. The same scenario is now playing… » read more

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O ancheta recent publicata in Der Spiegel despre prostitutia din Germania contine elemente socante pentru noi, romanii. Potrivit expertilor citati, Germania a ajuns, in urma legalizarii prostitutiei (2001) cea mai mare piata pentru prostitutie din Europa. Asa-zisa legalizare nu a condus la imbunatatirea conditiilor ” de munca” ale prostituatelor, asa cum au sustinut initial autorii… » read more

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It might seem odd to some of my regular readers that I have avoided tackling the latest developments in Egypt or Syria. Alas, geopolitics also deals with spheres of influence, and I am usually writing from an European perspective on my blog. Although during George W Bush’s war on terror State Department officials have devised… » read more

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