About Marko Bucik

Marko Bucik works as a consultant for the World Bank, in Washington, DC. He is also a regular contributor to the Slovenian daily Večer, writing on the European Union, US politics and global affairs.

He has previously worked with pro-European NGOs, the Slovenian Government, the European Commission and the European Parliament. He holds an MA in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University, and a BA in Political Science from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana.

Articles by Marko Bucik

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The European Union’s problem is substance, not narrative

The hard fact that 'pro-Europeans' have to grasp is that for many people the EU is not at all that great. Quite the contrary, the EU imposes tough economic rules, yet gives little palpable in return.

The myth of American recovery

By conceding that growing inequality is the main challenge facing the US, President Barack Obama finally admitted last week that the much lauded “recovery” is a myth.

Slovenia in turmoil

In the last months, a wave of protest and anger has swept through Slovenia, as thousands of people challenge the corrupt and out-of-touch political elite of a country that was once considered the wunderkind of democratic transition in the region.

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