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About Vitalie Sprinceana

Vitalie Sprinceana is a sociologist, blogger, journalist and urban activist based in Chișinău, Moldova. He is co-editor at, a web platform for social, economic and political critique. He is interested in and argues for inclusive democratic public spaces, social justice, free knowledge, plurality of worldviews and practices.

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

A victory for real politics? Chișinău’s mayoral elections in perspective

32714373_1839874162718477_6334540156975972352_n.jpgBy electing a mayor who has consistently promised to fight oligarchic control and corruption, residents of Moldova's capital have voted for the return of politics. 


For the frontrunners in the race to be mayor of Moldova's capital, city hall is no place for politics

32714373_1839874162718477_6334540156975972352_n.jpgThis Sunday, Chișinău votes in the first round of mayoral elections. But as oligarchic forces line up to take the city, one thing is clear: the public sphere has been cleared of real politics. 


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