17.12.2019
Gender Ideology and the Crisis of Care in Poland

In Poland the incumbent right-wing Law and Justice party, backed by the Catholic Church, demonised LGBT organisations in its recent successful electoral campaign. Adam Ostolski spoke to feminist activist and scholar Agnieszka Graff about why gender politics have become central to Polish politics, taking a step back to analyse how the Right’s scapegoating of gender is a response to the same set of social issues that the Left attributes to neoliberalism.

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08.12.2019
Massive, Loud and Uncompromising: Greta Thunberg in the Czech Republic

Greta has forced the change up the Czech political agenda. But how the debate will change the country’s path is still uncertain.

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30.10.2019
The Neoliberal Fuel to the Anti-Gender Movement

If progressives want to fight the movement against so-called ‘gender ideology’, they need to break with neoliberalism.

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09.10.2019
The Future of the EU: Soldiers, Barbed Wire and Surveillance

Prospects of EU reform are slim and austerity and Fortress Europe are set to continue. What does this mean for progressive strategies around Europe?

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27.09.2019
Nationalising the Climate: Is the European Far Right Turning Green?

Research debunks the myth that far-right parties across Europe share a stance of climate denialism. But what might rising ‘climate nationalism’ mean?

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27.09.2019
The Hungarian Opposition’s Cautious Battle for Budapest

With a tough race ahead, the Hungarian opposition has reason to be cautiously optimistic that it can take back Budapest from Viktor Orbán’s party.

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26.09.2019
From Italy to the EU: Alternatives to a Failing Status Quo

A conversation on how to rework the political economy to end inequality and challenge the “business as usual” attitude of the EU and Italy’s ruling classes.

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25.06.2019
A Politics Beyond Fear

Sociologist Karolina Wigura calls for a move from the pervasive politics of fear which has seen the rise of the far-right to a politics with a positive vision based on hope.

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15.05.2019
Europe Will Not Collapse But It Might Rot From Within

CEU gender studies professor Andrea Pető explores the challenge that illiberal regimes pose for gender equality and the values of modernity.

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22.02.2019
The Nature of Green Populism?

From Nigel Farage’s Great British Countryside to the fields of Bavaria, what role does the environment play in far-right discourse?

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