Alexandru Georgescu
Alexandru Georgescu
Economist, Research Fellow with the EURISC Foundation, studying geopolitics, international security issues and critical infrastructure protection, currently in a Ph.D. research program on the latter subject
Trump’s Budget Battles Are Just Beginning

Trump’s Budget Battles Are Just Beginning

Maybe it is the effect of being immersed in the now and only being aware of the rough summary of history, but I am not alone in getting the feeling that the political polarization in the Western world has reached such a fever pitch that political coups that took place once in a generation are now occurring with greater frequency. Whether it is the unbalancing of the political establishment or the overt transgression of formal or informal political norms, one gets the feeling that politics has become unhinged. More

No. 2, Nov.-Dec. 2016 2016


The Dissolution of the Communities

The Dissolution of the Communities

The “dissolution of the monasteries” took place in England during Henry the VIIIth and the dynastic woes that induced his religious estrangement from Rome, but was subsequently repeated many times throughout Europe, when monarchs and budding republics sought to marginalize the clergy’s political influence by neutralizing its wealth. Something similar comes to mind when analyzing the chaos in Western civil societies, manifesting as political polarization, individual social pathologies and collective disaggregation. More

No. 1, Sep.-Oct. 2016 2016


A principled dissent from Romania’s glorious IT future

A principled dissent from Romania’s glorious IT future

One of the features of the modern Romanian economy is the rapid growth of the IT industry, along with a burgeoning prestige for such positions as being both intellectually demanding and well paid. The government has stepped in through various means to encourage the local implantation of foreign players and to enact fiscal privileges for IT workers. More

No. 1, Sep.-Oct. 2016 2016


The Canary Is Choking to Death in the Coalmine

The Canary Is Choking to Death in the Coalmine

Where a rich person decides to live, where he keeps his money, where he invests his money, what measures he takes to safeguard his posterity are infinitely more informative to us than what they simply declare, which is subject to fashions, social pressures, group affiliation tactics or plain, old disinformation. More

No. 1, Sep.-Oct. 2016 2016


Googlelections

Googlelections

Throughout history, the relationship between rulers and those who ruled was, by necessity, a distant one that, nonetheless, had the effect of enabling propaganda of divine origin or the act of being anointed by God and the imagination of the people to create larger than life figures out of mere men. Then, as with so many things in our age of modernity and post-modernity, America changed the paradigm. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt became engaged in a fundamental reworking of America’s relation to government and business in the New Deal era after the Great Depression and then in mobilizing the American people for entry into WW2. More

No. 1, Sep.-Oct. 2016 2016


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OEconomica No. 1, 2016