All posts in Perspectives

  • Patrick Brigham: Greece on the internet
    November 19, 2016, by The Balkan News Magazine

    It is not a language difficulty nor is it an inability for me to comfortably use the internet – after all I am a writer and a journalist – but […]

  • IBNA/Op-Ed: Not a very good year for Bulgarian PM Borissov
    November 7, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Every opinion poll in Bulgaria in recent years shows Boiko Borissov’s GERB party as the one with by far the most support, and Prime Minister Borissov himself as the most-supported […]

  • The Invisible Bulgarian President
    November 4, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    Recently listening to an interesting podcast discussion, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Lance Nelson – concerning the forthcoming Bulgarian presidential election – I chanced upon a newspaper interview in the Daily […]

  • Bulgaria elections 2016: The wrap of the week that was, October 30
    October 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    In the week ending on October 30, Bulgaria’s Parliament approved last-minute changes to electoral laws, the government played cut-price Father Christmas by announcing December bonuses for the lowest-income pensioners, Prime […]

  • Hillary and Donald’s ‘Punch & Judy Show’
    October 22, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    Some comedian recently asked on British TV, apropos the loutish and androgynous Donald Trump: “Why would American voters want to replace a perfectly good black president, with an orange one?” […]