Keeping up with Romania’s neighbors

Whilst the world was arduously discussing Western politics, elections were held in two of Romania’s neighboring countries, namely Bulgaria and Moldova. In the eve of Parliamentary elections, Romania witnesses gradual shifts in political orientation in Eastern Europe. Here is an informal overview on the political realities of the recent elections in two of Romania’s neighboring...
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Experiencing Racism Through Mafia III

Video games, as a form of interactive digital entertainment, can be excellent tools for immersing players in experiences that closely emulate real-life events and situations. Very good examples include the early Call of Duty games (the first three reenact scenes from World War II), Civilization (which, as a simulator of government, can allow players to...
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Polish anti-abortion laws and why such a scenario is far-fetched from happening in Romania

In case you missed the news, there was a lot of controversy in Poland related to the newest legislative proposal which the Parliament was discussing, namely the anti-abortion law. The existing legislation on abortion is already quite hard to suck in for Polish women. In fact, the most restrictive EU countries on abortion are Ireland,...
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“Mid or Feed”: How League of Legends turns you into a member of society

The Prophet “The medium is the message” proclaimed Marshall McLuhan in 1967, the phrase signifying that the social and personal consequences of any medium produce a new dimension that is introduced in our activities by any new technology. In essence, the fact that you are watching TV or listening to the radio affects you more...
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