NOISE IN FASHION~BOJANA STOJCIC

MORALITY PARK

Exhausted by the war, sanctions, and criminality seeping into every pore of society, Serbia was unstoppably sinking into deeper crisis. Furthermore, every attempt to criticize communism and authoritarian national leaders was choked off, which would leave deep scars in public opinion visible to date.

In Nov 1996, demonstrations began in the third largest city in Serbia where I studied in response to electoral fraud attempted by the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) of President Milošević after the local elections. Although the majority of the seats in the Parliament were initially given to the pro-European opposition coalition, a revised count gave the control of the city once again to SPS. The underdeveloped south, traditionally supportive of the Socialists, voted for a change, which expressed widespread public dissatisfaction with incumbent politicians and the government’s economic and social policy. Upon witnessing Milošević’s attempt to outflank the opposition, university students and opposition…

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3 thoughts on “NOISE IN FASHION~BOJANA STOJCIC

  1. I am drawn to read these every time they appear. Sunday morning may not be the best, but I can’t help myself. Your poetry is so freaking great it made me forget, for a moment, how brilliant of a writer you are with prose. You are like Susan…the total package.

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