Published in: HomeAfter the elections, an alarming audit of Romanian democracy
96 800x600 Normal 0 21 false false false EN-GB JA X-NONE A motley alliance of socialists, liberals and conservatives won the 9 December Romanian parliamentary elections. What they clearly share is profound dislike for the country's once-powerful president, Traian Basescu, whose five-year mandate continues into 2014. What is less obvious is how they will govern the country.
Published in: openEconomyLatin America in a post-development era: an interview with Arturo Escobar
Colombian-American anthropologist Arturo Escobar is one of Latin America's leading voices on post-development theory and political ecology. In this interview, he outlines development paths for the continent to follow, somewhere between modernisation, decolonisation and economic growth.