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09.10.2017
Beyond Opposition – How to Break Conservative Rule in Poland

Despite mass protests, Poland’s ruling party retains its popularity & grip on power. How? And how can its dominance be countered?

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03.10.2017
“Let’s Not Leave Emotion to the Populists!”

After waves of protest sweep through Poland again, yet still fail to make a dent in the dominance of the ruling right-wing government, we talked to sociologist Elżbieta Korolczuk about the Polish context, why the opposition is failing to make headway, and some strategies for progressive forces and the Left that can reclaim the all-important realm of emotions from the right-wing populists in the political discourse.

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19.09.2017
Poles Apart

Despite provoking huge protests in recent years, Poland’s right-wing government does well in the polls – how can we account for this? Where is its liberal opposition and Brussels going wrong?

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18.07.2017
Deals with Dinosaurs: the DUP

The UK election result forced the Conservative Party into a deal with a little-known Northern Irish party – who are they? A comparative look with Poland.

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01.04.2017
The Baltic Sea Region: “A Tradition of Mistrust” Returns

The Baltic Sea region is a precarious and sensitive area – and increasingly so due to the competing influences and power games playing out between various actors in the region.

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23.01.2017
Poland: a Vicious Cycle of Disdain

Poland’s increasingly polarised political discourse, an increasing state grip on the media, and how to break the pattern.

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28.11.2016
Cry Me a River: Poland’s Threatened Waterways

The Polish government’s plans for Poland’s rivers would be disastrous – instead, control should be handed to communities.

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02.11.2016
Polish Women’s ‘Black Protest’ – a Model of Successful Campaigning for Women on the Other side of Europe?

A look at both Poland and Ireland’s policies and recent movements regarding abortion.

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25.10.2016
A Discussion with the Polish Greens on Abortion and Women’s Rights

Leader of the Polish Greens, Małgorzata Tracz, talks to Eliana Capretti from the European Green Party about the ‘Black Monday’ protests and the fight for abortion rights in Poland.

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05.09.2016
Quo Vadis, Polonia?

Since the crash of Polish President Lech Kaczyński’s plane in 2010, a period of renewed nationalism centred around Catholicism, conservatism, and an ‘us’ versus ‘them’ mentality has taken hold in Poland. This wave of populism has led to an increase in division and violence.

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