Political philosophy

About 1% of the Population in Bulgaria are Citizens of non-EU Countries

As of January 1, 2018, around 71,000 citizens from non-EU countries resided in Bulgaria, accounting for about 1 percent of the Bulgarian population of 7,050,000 at that date. This shows data from a Eurostat analysis of migration processes in the countries of the Community as of 1 January 2018.

#Romania2019.eu/Negoita: Citizens would live better in EU if decentralization and subsidiarity became reality

President of the Romanian delegation to the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) Robert Negoita on Thursday told a press conference held on the sidelines of the 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities that European citizens would live better lives if decentralization and subsidiarity "became reality." "Decentralization and subsidiarity are very important objectives that we promote, but we

How much ground has democracy lost in recent years?

In China 30 years ago an audacious public protest in the capital's central square pushed the country's autocrats to the brink, and when the Soviet Union imploded, the ruling party's most relentless critic became Russia's president and dominant political figure. Ascendant America had no serious rival. In Europe, West welcomed East.

Obstructed investments

In the pre-election period that Greece has entered, one hears plenty of grand declarations from politicians. Some, for instance, are about how to defeat neoliberalism, and others concern safeguarding the endangered European culture.

A cynical view of progress

Alexis Tsipras has issued a call to arms "to all those who define themselves as belonging to the progressive wing and who recognize that the great issue of our age is to avert the rise of the extreme-right in Europe and also to deal with neoliberal choices and neoliberal policies." The prime minister's effort to give an ideological slant to the pre-election period is understandable, given that

#Romania2019.eu/Provisional agreement reached on basic air connectivity in case of no-deal Brexit

The Romanian presidency of the Council of the European Union on Tuesday reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on measures to mitigate the severe disruption to air connectivity for passengers and freight between the EU and the United Kingdom in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.