Antanas Guoga

MEP Guoga on why party democracy is overhauled

Representative democracy lives from its representatives. Ideally, wise and responsibly acting men and women, who have already achieved something in life and have now decided to give something back to society and patriotically serve their country and its people. This is the republican ideal that Seneca imagined and wrote about for their respective societies. Dwight D. Eisenhower famously said: “Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen, who would protect the rights and privileges of free men,” MEP Antanas Guoga. […]

Antanas Guoga

MEP Guoga: a chance for the new Government to clean up

It seems that the new Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is very determined to fight against corruption in his term. On the last day of 2016, the whole Ministers Cabinet was presented with the so-called ‘’Lithuanian corruption map 2016’’ which is based on surveys of Lithuanian society, business and civil servants. On Monday, the Prime Minister met with the head of the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania to discuss strengthening measures to fight against corruption, and so on. Promising beginnings! […]