- It’s the Values, Stupid!
- Fear and Loathing in our Western World – The Inevitable Rise of Populism
- “Social and cultural constraints to private sector development in Kosovo and how to include the constraints in development management”
- Our Western World – on the fast track from democracy to Banana Republic
- The art of making and managing weak states
Monthly Archives: April 2015
The art of making and managing weak states
One of communism’s major fault lines can be summarized in one sentence: “The state cheats us that they pay us, and we cheat the state that we work”. Communism, as applied in old Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, produced very high … Continue reading
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Now showing in Romania, next year in a Courthouse near you…hopefully!
Since 1989 and the fall of communism, corruption has been a significant hurdle to overcome for South East European states in their drive to establish well functioning societies. With time, the fight against organized crime and corruption became part of … Continue reading
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