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Five things Europe could learn from the protests in Romania

#PeoplePower made in Bucharest has somehow served as a role model. At least in Germany. The question is whether this is a sort of snowball effect throughout Europe and around.

#PeoplePower made in Bucharest has somehow served as a role model. At least in Germany. The question is whether this is a sort of snowball effect throughout Europe and around.

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How Romanian 'people power' defies corrupt 'business as usual' -view

The people were out on the streets because they felt it was a crucial moment for the country, lying at the crossroads: either corruption and oligarchs will take over the country or transparency, good governance, anticorruption and rule of law will prevail.

The people were out on the streets because they felt it was a crucial moment for the country, lying at the crossroads: either corruption and oligarchs will take over the country or transparency, good governance, anticorruption and rule of law will prevail.

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Is Rwanda really better than Romania?

Denmark remains the least corrupt country in the world (tied with New Zealand) and Somalia (176) the most, and yet Romania (57), which has indicted eighteen ministers, plus two former prime ministers and a former president in the last five years alone, is still behind Namibia (53) and Malaysia (55)

Denmark remains the least corrupt country in the world (tied with New Zealand) and Somalia (176) the most, and yet Romania (57), which has indicted eighteen ministers, plus two former prime ministers and a former president in the last five years alone, is still behind Namibia (53) and Malaysia (55)

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How Romania is developing its own culture of protest: view

By Henry Rammelt, PhD, Triangle (UMR 5206), France That corruption pervades everyday life in Romania is a bit of a cliché, on both a domestic and

By Henry Rammelt, PhD, Triangle (UMR 5206), France That corruption pervades everyday life in Romania is a bit of a cliché, on both a domestic and

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Romania’s anticorruption implosion: View

The question remains if Romania’s tough repressive strategy against corruption is sustainable against its own Parliament. MPs sometimes allow the prosecution of their colleagues, but they often withhold their permission.

The question remains if Romania’s tough repressive strategy against corruption is sustainable against its own Parliament. MPs sometimes allow the prosecution of their colleagues, but they often withhold their permission.

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All Eyes on Romania: Democracy’s Improbable Beacon of Hope? -View

Whether Romania can shine as a beacon of hope for democracy in Europe and beyond depends on how the current crisis will be resolved. The clock is ticking: the emergency ordinance’s provisions come into full effect on February 11 at midnight.

Whether Romania can shine as a beacon of hope for democracy in Europe and beyond depends on how the current crisis will be resolved. The clock is ticking: the emergency ordinance’s provisions come into full effect on February 11 at midnight.

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Global populism, Romanian resistence: View

The Romanian protests anticipate thus a type of political engagement that we will likely to see future years in other places, an engagement that does not call for material gains or compensation, but for the recognition of the dignity of citizens and the rollback of measures that infringe on it

The Romanian protests anticipate thus a type of political engagement that we will likely to see future years in other places, an engagement that does not call for material gains or compensation, but for the recognition of the dignity of citizens and the rollback of measures that infringe on it

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Why Romanians are on the streets: anger and discontent

By Diana Margarit, PhD, lecturer in political science at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania On Tuesday evening, 31 January 2017, the Romanian

By Diana Margarit, PhD, lecturer in political science at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania On Tuesday evening, 31 January 2017, the Romanian