It’s our right to vote.

Posted on 07. November 2014 by Doru Toma Bucharest, November 5, 2014 In communist times, Romanians were always queuing, even if they had no idea what they were queuing for; it’s in our nature to wait in line. During the first round of the Presidential Elections, tens of thousands of Romanians queued on Sunday (November … Continue reading It’s our right to vote.

New year, no Schengen. Romania’s diplomatic defense and lack of policy response

Posted on 18. December 2013 by Doris Manu 1st of January 2014, the date when Romania and Bulgaria were supposed to enter the Schengen area, is just around the corner, yet the magic is not going to happen. We know it from Jose Manual Barroso, the president of the European Commission, who reassured the French about … Continue reading New year, no Schengen. Romania’s diplomatic defense and lack of policy response

Save Roşia Montana! The rise of a sleeping nation

Posted on 09. September 2013 by Doru Toma For the last eight days, Bucharest’s University Square has been the new Syntagma or Taksim Square of the region. Since September 1st, thousands of people have gathered in the center of Bucharest each evening to protest against a law concerning the mining project in Roşia Montana, drafted by … Continue reading Save Roşia Montana! The rise of a sleeping nation