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Dilema veche 440-443 (2012)
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440-443 (2012)

Dilema veche


Dilema veche no 440, 19 July 2012

Andrei Pleșu
Un personaj: Petre Roman
A personality: Petre Roman
Mircea Vasilescu
Guvernul cinstit și democrația minciunii
Honest government and the democracy of lies
Ovidiu Nahoi
Problema noastră cu democrația
Our problem with democracy
Vintilă Mihăilescu
Dilema referendumului
The dilemma of the referendum
Andrei Manolescu
În țara zeilor
In the land of the Gods
Anca Manolescu
Desființarea legii
How law ceases to exist

Topic of the week: Dance steps

Gigi Căciuleanu
A dansa sau a nu fi
To dance or not to be

Dilema veche no 441, 26 July 2012

Andrei Pleșu
Scrisoare deschisă Doamnei Ecaterina Andronescu
An open letter to the Minister of Education
Ovidiu Nahoi
Referendum: cui folosește?
The referendum: who dies it serve?
Adrian Cioroianu
De ce am ajuns (iar) la referendum?
The referendum: how did it come to this (again)?
Cristian Ghinea
Relaxați-vă, secolul ăsta va fi tot american!
Relax, this too will be an American century!
Simona Sora
Drame a la Bibliotheque Française
Adina Popescu
Sulina -- aceeași mare, un loc diferit (reportaj)
Sulina -- same sea, different shore (a reportage)

Topic of the week: Earthquakes

Mircea Săndulescu
România, cea mai seismogenă arie din Europa -- în afara celei mediteranean-anatoliene
Romania, Europe's seismographic hotspot outside of the Mediterranean-Anatolian zone

Dilema veche no 442, 2 August 2012

Andrei Pleșu
Ce știi să faci?
What can you do?
Mircea Vasilescu
Să ne numărăm, coane Fănică!
Count and count again until you like the result
Ovidiu Nahoi
Este posibil un plan de pace?
Is a peace plan possible?
Radu Cosașu
Propunere de monitorizare
Words to watch
Dorel Dumitru Chirițescu
Neajunsurile democrației
Democracy's shortcomings

Topic of the week: After the plebiscite -- 1001 Dilemas under a comical regime (anthology edition)

Dan C. Mihăilescu
Pe Mitică l-a ucis miticismul
The smart guy has been outsmarted

Dilema veche no 443, 9 August 2012

Andrei Pleșu
Despre gazetărie
On journalism
Cristian Ghinea
Despre consensul lui Băsescu și strigoiul lui Antonescu
On the Băsescu consensus and Antonescu's ghost
Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu
Recenzarea românilor pe la 1830
The Romanian census of 1830
Codrin Liviu Cuțitaru
Călcîiul lui Darwin
Darwin's heel
An interview with the violonist Alexandru Gavrilovici
"Academia Sighișoara a devenit o parte foarte importantă din viața mea"
"The Sighișoara Academy was a very important part of my life"
An interview with Jean-Hubert Lebet, Swiss ambassador to Bucharest
"Forța Elveției este acceptarea celuilalt"
"Switzerland's strength is in how it accepts others"

Topic of the week: The state of sport

Ciprian Rus
Blestemul aurului
The curse of gold


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Does migration intensify distrust in institutions?
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