19.03.2021
EU Gender Equality Strategy: Too Little but Not Too Late

The EU’s strategy for tackling gender discrimination may be a new chapter for gender equality in Europe, but the road ahead is long and winding.

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08.03.2021
“We no longer ask to be treated as humans. We demand it.”

In October 2020, a Polish tribunal ruled to further curtail one of Europe’s strictest abortion laws.

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18.12.2020
The Rule of Law Compromise: The EU’s Gift to Autocrats

While it has been framed as a success, the EU budget deal represents an alarming blow to the European Commission’s power to uphold the rule of law.

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30.11.2020
The Mask Slips: Rights Under Attack in Poland

From attacking social partners to women’s rights, Covid-19 has been a catalyst for Law and Justice’s autocratic tendencies.

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28.08.2020
A Just Transition for Polish Industry

Faced with looming mine closures and layoffs in aviation, Poland’s regions need to rethink their industrial strategy to secure their future.

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07.05.2020
Political Cynicism and the Polish Presidential Elections

This May’s presidential elections in Poland have been postponed for now but dilemmas remain in a political scene where cynicism permeates voter choices and perspectives.

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06.05.2020
Populism and the Legacy of Transition in Eastern Europe

Thirty years after Eastern European states began their transition out of socialism, the outcomes of the process are still contested.

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26.03.2020
The Contradictions of PiS’s Poland

PiS has led Poland on a course characterised by Euroscepticism and the erosion of democracy. Two issues will shape Poland’s future: energy policy and relations with Ukraine.

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11.03.2020
Breaking Hard Earth: A Social History of Green Politics in Poland

Green politics has long been part of Polish politics and, despite its ups and downs, it certainly has a future.

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05.02.2020
Prospects for a Progressive Poland

What will the coming months and years bring for the Polish political scene?

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