The Siege of Sarajevo and the Dream of Open Society

Bosnia was kind of a natural open society, if you will. There were always three ethnic groups: Serbs, Croats, and Bosniaks. Serbs are Orthodox, Croats are Catholics, and Bosniaks are Muslims. Of course you will ask, “Then what happened? How did you have a war when you had such a wonderful culture?” At the first […]

Open Society and the Future of the Roma Movement

My own identity of Roma is shaped by the stories of my mother. She told me, always, that I need to be more advanced in order to be treated equally like others. She taught me from these stories how it is to win against the odds. Roma, of course, has been the most discriminated against, […]