Corruption in Bulgaria is not a new phenomenon. The country, which is ranked 74th in the world by the NGO Transparency International, has the worst record in the European Union for the seventh consecutive year. Is the EU acting effectively to combat these abuses? Our podcast investigates current protests in Bulgaria and the political stalemate at the EU level. Testimony by Hristo Ivanov, President of the "Da Bulgaria" Party, and analysis by Mihai Corman, a researcher in European law at the University of Ghent.