Political Cynicism in Eastern Europe

In Transforming Democracy

This post is contributed by Peter from Slovakia

Many people may not noticed the recent death of economist James M. Buchanan. Though few may know this name, almost everybody know his work as a creator of political cynicism. This term includes the theory that politicians are parasiting or stoking on the state and society itself and bend the laws for their and their patrons. But let us go in order.

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