TTIP is like ethnic cleansing [Interview]

British expert on trade and investment policy John Hillary speaks about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Silly season à la polonaise

As Gombrowicz wrote: “The War,” I say. He says: “The War.” Say I: “The war.” He to this: “The War.” So I to him: “The War, the war.”

The Science We Are Losing

Ukrainian science has gone from being a well respected field to one which is suffering from a lack of funding, reform and a brain drain, thereby pushing it to the brink of survival.

Housing is the most significant means of preventing social exclusion [Interview]

Veteran of the Polish left Piotr Ikonowicz speaks about social housing and the stigmatization of poverty in Poland.


The largest Central and Eastern European liberal network of institutions and activists. It consists of the online daily, a quarterly magazine, publishing house, cultural centers and activist clubs in a dozen cities in Poland (and also in Kiev and Berlin), as well as a research centre.

A2 is a Czech progressive bi-weekly cultural magazine. It offers 32 pages about literature, film, art, theatre, music, and politics. Its online platform, A2larm, provides daily political and cultural commentaries, news, essays, and interviews. It is involved in various forms of social activism.

Kettős Mérce is a left-wing activist website devoted to Hungarian and international politics, with a special focus on issues related to equality, solidarity, social rights and disenfranchised people. It is involved in activist-based mobilization and in the support of progressive social movements.

Human Rights Institute is a non-governmental organization aimed at raising awareness and campaigning for equal access to human rights for all, with a particular focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged groups within society.