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Bulgaria Corruption

The Same Mistake as Solidarity

John Feffer | Posted 04.21.2013 | World
John Feffer

Poland was unique in East-Central Europe for the size, strength, and pivotal role of its labor movement, Solidarity. But that doesn't mean that worker movements were not important in other countries. In Bulgaria, Podkrepa was a key part of the opposition representing workers' voices.

Taming the Wild East

John Feffer | Posted 03.12.2013 | World
John Feffer

Stefan Popov is trying to change the image of Bulgaria as the Wild East frontier of the European Union. He heads up an organization called Risk Monitor, which shines a light on the more shadowy recesses of Bulgaria's illegal economy.