Nation vs. State

Considering all the racist shit that’s been going on lately, I thought it was worth discussing a few basic definitions. Today, we use the word “country” (Ro: țara) rather loosely, sometimes meaning a sovereign political entity and sometimes in the older sense of a territory inhabited (predominately) by one people. For example, we say that Romania is a “country”, but there are several “countries” inside … Continue reading Nation vs. State

Racist moron Razvan Voncu

Beggar Thy Neighbor

Apologies for my lengthy absence, folks. It’s been hard fighting in front of keyboard burnout. But I was forced to rise from my blogging slumbers after reading what has to be the most racist anti-Moldovan article I’ve ever read in the Romanian press. Link is Romanian only, so you’ll just have to trust my summary translation if your Romanian language skills are a bit rusty. … Continue reading Beggar Thy Neighbor

Romanian FM jocks Morar & Buzdugan unleash outright racist rant on air at Radio Zu

Romania’s soccer team drew 1-1 to DR Congo last week in a friendly game in preparation for the EURO 2016 France. The weak performance against Congo (rated 52 by FIFA) drew the ire of two of the most popular FM radio disc jockeys in Romania, Morar & Buzdugan, the morning show hosts at Radio Zu (a privately own station with national coverage). And they channeled that ire into… Continue reading Romanian FM jocks Morar & Buzdugan unleash outright racist rant on air at Radio Zu