A step beyond the transition?

Postcard From Bulgaria  #1Vladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border between the two countries. He is the editor-in-chief of the Romanian website BARICADA Romania, which initially started as a Romanian language version of the Bulgarian portal by the same name. He

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Revolution in Bulgaria? Not so fast!

The mass protest movement is here but what chance does it have of achieving substantial change?Georgi HristovHe is a Bulgarian journalist, activist and translator. Regularly contributes to The Barricade and the Bulgarian daily paper Duma. Interested in social phenomena and processes, international politics, trade and economic issues. Manages the anti-mainstream

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Left turn needed in Bulgaria now!

The legitimation of neo-fascist and neo-Nazi movements in Bulgaria is happening at the highest levels – those of government. In view of the difficult economic situation resulting from long-standing right-wing measures, an overall change is urgently needed. Nikolay DraganovDraganov is a Bulgarian journalist based in Sofia, currently writing for the

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Exposing Anti-Left Rhetoric

Anti-communist – or, more broadly, anti-revolutionary – rhetoric has enjoyed an obstinately persistent presence in Western political discourse since the French Revolution. Constant change in the composition of the various social movements and the continual emergence of new emancipatory groups have clearly forced the arguments used against them to evolve

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