Media about SAR

Dilema Veche: The Benefits of Universal Literature

SAR – pragmatic arguments – At the 2006 PISA test (which examined the exact science competencies of OECD high school students), nearly half the Romanian students could not surpass level 1 (out of 6). This means they “often mistake science
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Romania Libera: How Much Will ANI’s Failure Cost Us

SAR The European Commission warns that the new ANI law does not meet the criteria of the Verification and Cooperation mechanism. Anti-corruption experts warn that this might also financially affect Romania, not just negatively impact its image. The European Commission’s
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7.11.2006: Hotnews/România liberă: “Why Aren’t Romanians Winning the Nobel Prize” by Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

România Liberă/Hotnews – November 7, 2006 Vices are being internally sifted at the moment, candidates produced by our self-sufficient, clientele-based civilization cannot be competitive, unlike Romanians who are leaving the country and facing the competition head-on, all on their own.
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The Economist about “A Tale of Two Villages: Coerced Modernization in the Eastern Europe Country Side “: a book that deserves to be read

A book that deserves to be read by all those wondering where European Union money is going and why Romanian village dwellers continue to vote for people and parties that bear the responsibility of keeping them poor. The appeal issued
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7.11.2006: Eveniment Zilei: “How to Steal from the Government at Leisure” by Sorin Ioniţă

Evenimentul Zilei – November 7, 2006 I have written here about the obvious theft afoot in Romania, through Government and Parliament-approved policies. But it seems like this week there’s been a downpour of such acts.

16.04.2007: RST: “Beloved ANI”

SAR “Your beloved ANI”, as President Traian Basescu deemed it, in a conversation with 2007 Justice Minister Monica Macovei. Following a Constitutional Court decision, the National Integrity Agency was bereaved of the instruments granted to it by law in order
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05.2009: RST, Theme of the Day with Sorin Ioniţă

May 2009 Romanian Academic Society Research Executive Sorin Ionita and Judge Andreea Chis were Claudiu Lucaci’s guests at Theme of the Day, a TVR 1 show. The show analyzed the consequences of the first-time arrest of a Supreme Court magistrate.

05.2009: Press on SAR’s 2010 Yearly Analysis and Forecast Report

May 2009 Radio Romania RADIO ROMÂNIA ACTUALITATI (February 23, 13:10:57) – “Noon News” with Carmen Valica – Anchor: The yearly report of the Romanian Academic Society confirms the authorities’ estimates regarding the end of the economic crisis during the second
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15.01.2010: Radio Free Europe – “Traveling Down the Old Steppe Border” interview with Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

Radio Free Europe, January 15, 2010 ‘Where does Europe end after all?’, we asked SAR President Alina Mungiu Pippidi. Alina Mungiu Pippidi : …There are numerous opinions, geographers have their opinions, historians may have their opinions, no, artists can have
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22.01.2009: Financial Times – “Romania’s Ex-PM Indicted on Graft Charges”

by Thomas Escritt “Romanian prosecutors have indicted Adrian Nastase, prime minister until 2004, on corruption charges, along with four alleged accomplices. They allege the Social Democrat politician pushed companies to participate in a fraudulent corporate quality certification scheme, the proceeds
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