Democracy is like a long-term relationship. Exhausting, but rewarding

Posted on 30. May 2014 by Miruna Troncota The financial crisis has rekindled debates about the legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and, in particular, whether citizens trust the EU and its deepening democratic deficit. My question for people who claim they have “lost faith in the EU” is really simple. Think in business terms. … Continue reading Democracy is like a long-term relationship. Exhausting, but rewarding

“No second-class EU-citizens!”

Posted on 24. February 2014 by Miruna Troncota The debut of the year, when “good news” for Romania were publically wrapped up as  “bad news” for certain EU countries, was very puzzling for me. During the first week of 2014, there were two important events which took place one after the other and they finally triggered … Continue reading “No second-class EU-citizens!”