1 Article by: Veronika Stoyanova

Veronika Stoyanova is a political sociologist at the University of Kent, UK, and a member of the Collective for Social Interventions, Bulgaria.

Bulgaria’s Unending Transition To Capitalism

The fall of state socialism in Bulgaria in 1989 brought neither the promised prosperity nor a flowering of popular democratic politics. Three decades on, elites still blame Bulgaria’s woes on a supposedly incomplete transition to capitalism — the excuse for an unending series of measures to run down public services and strip workers of their rights.