David defeated Goliath in Romanian Presidential elections in a spectacular show of solidarity between Romanians living abroad and the country’s urban electorate. The stakes are high for such solidarity to become a mechanism of mutual support for both the country and for the estimated 4 million Romanians living abroad.
These elections were a victory against cynicism, the victory of many humiliated young people denied their voting rights, a victory for the European Union’s culture of tolerance, and a victory for social media assisted solidarity in a globalized yet confusingly atomized society. By showing up and standing in interminable queues for hours the Romanian Diaspora expressed its determination to hold the Romanian political class accountable and nudge it to reform.
President-elect Klaus Iohannis, ran as the Christian Liberal Alliance candidate but was successfully perceived as a pro-reform, anti-establishment outsider. As proud Saxon Protestant member of a…Continue
"A stand can be made against invasion by an army; no stand can be made against invasion by an idea." Victor Hugo
(Join the #Cyberpeacefare Idea Army; become #CyberPeaceCitizen, exercise your #Personal CyberPower for World Peace. Make a Difference ?).
This question pertains to the ethics (or lack thereof) within our own (U.S.A.) government. And I would like to know why no one in our government is/has been prosecuted for demonstrable crimes against our country, like lying to Congress. This may…Continue
There is a vague effort underway to assert that such rights exist and are universal.One may prepare such a list of rights, but try and rank them in order of priority!I am rather fatigued by those who pontificate and then do not make their list.Here…Continue