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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