The Politics of “Rick and Morty” – Why Rick Sanchez Is a Selfish Anarchist

Ever since the unexpected debut of the 3rd season of Adult Swim’s “Rick and Morty”, which not-so-jokingly took place on April 1st 2017, a whole new wave of debates has begun, and this time they concern social and political ideas much more than concepts belonging to the sphere of theoretical physics and sci-fi science. The series, which...
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The Informal End of Turkey-E.U. Relations after Ahmet Davutoğlu’s Demise

This article was written by Marin Constantin-Alexandru The paradigm shift in Turkish Foreign Policy was first registered in 1999 with fundamental changes in the basic practices, concepts and principles which structured the foreign policy. A political rapprochement between the two historic enemies Greece and Turkey was observed and also, Turkey was granted E.U. candidate country...
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EVET-HAYIR: To Erdoğan or not to Erdoğan?

This article was written by Marin Constantin-Alexandru In 1915, the Ottoman Empire won the Gallipoli battle against the Allies. That was a resounding victory, that on the political dimension was similar to the rise to power of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the modern republic in 1923. The 16th of April 2017 is, in...
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”The Big 5” in French Presidential Elections

This article is authored by Marin Constantin-Alexandru, currently a 3rd year BA student in the English section of our Faculty. All ideas expressed belong to the author and do not necessarily reflect The Political Science Club’s opinion. The trap of Euroscepticism could easily cover and oversimplify any analysis related to the 2017 French presidential elections. But...
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Romania’s relation with humanitarian action

I believe the proper way to start this article is by saying why I have not posted anything since January. The author is working on another more comprehensive work, namely her Bachelor thesis, which is more time consuming than appeared at first sight. Now that the air was cleared, I was contemplating what should I...
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Unity is Bullsh*t

Black and White Politics is getting more personal and divisive than ever. Whether it is Remainer versus Brexiteer in the UK, the Democratic Resistance movement versus the Alt-Right “Trumpians” in the US, pro-Macron versus pro-Le Pen in France and so on, we have seen proof of it almost everywhere. Politics is no longer about bland...
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Women and politics in 2016

2016 is over and we find ourselves looking back at the moments which made it such an interesting year. Wishing to grasp the events and to understand the facts as they unfolded, here is one of the conclusions 2016 bears on its shoulders: it was not a good  year for women in politics. This article...
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