6 Articles by: Madlen Nikolova

Madlen Nikolova is a doctoral student at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Sheffield and a member of Collective for Social Interventions, Sofia.

Anti-Corruption Protests Show the Hollowness of Bulgaria’s Democracy

More than three months since they began, the daily anti-corruption protests against Boyko Borissov’s administration are still headline news in Bulgaria. But the rival corruption allegations leveled by both the Left and Right also highlight the lack of real political alternatives — with the country’s harsh social inequality and rising poverty levels drawing no similar political attention.