Pot versus Kettle

Unbeknownst to me, on the exact same day that I was writing my Moldovan parliamentary elections post, a writer named Andrew Higgins in America was busy writing an article for a major newspaper that was tangentially related to my article. In my post, I suggested that much of the anti-Russian hysteria was unjustified and vastly…

Tuesday Morning in Romania

You might remember that a few years ago I posted a video called 66 Seconds in which I presented a brief snapshot of ordinary life here in Romania. This morning I was working on another project and I used my iPad to take snapshots of what was going on today in this country via B1TV,…

What the Frack

One of the interesting things about the petroleum industry is that it employs a hell of a lot of smart people and because of all the enormous profit margins, it tends to attract a lot of attention from the financial industry. Thus there’s a lot of people writing about it, including what’s happening in Romania….