Make Warsaw Proud!

Pride Parade 2017 marched through the city of Warsaw on June 3rd. Organizers claimed that close to 50 thousand people took part in the event. It is likely the biggest LGBTQ demonstration in the history of Poland.

CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

Ukraine

Why is Ukraine Afraid of the Internet, But Not Afraid of the SS?

Street violence by the far right has practically never been investigated as hate crimes, if ever investigated at all.

BEYOND THE NATION STATE

European Union

One year at City Plaza in Athens

In the midst of crisis the City Plaza Hotel in Athens has become a positive accommodation model for migrants and refugees. Eleonora Camilli went there to see how life in the former five-star hotel is after exactly one year of occupation.Eleonora Camilli

Volkswagen Slovakia Paralysed By Great Strike For Higher Wages

Volkswagen employees in Devínska Nová Ves are demanding a 16 per cent salary increase or longer breaks.

With or without the EU? – Brexit as a women’s issue

The costs and possible opportunities of Brexit on gender equality and democracy in the UK.

Intellectuals in the Czech Republic are Heading Towards Catastrophe

The situation of humanities academics in the Czech Republic is nothing short of disastrous. Why are intellectuals facing destruction? Is there a way out?,

Uncertainty Seems to Be the Main Feeling for Hungarians after Brexit

"I’m sure that there will be changes due to Brexit in my life, and I’m sure they won’t be good."

There is either fucked up art or no art at all

A master’s thesis about “fucked up art” written by a student in Brno has had the media in an uproar. But what does it signify?

Poland for Beginners: Alien Media in Poland

Foreign media representatives presented the various sides of their existence in Poland.Nikoleta Kriki

Connected Action – a collaborative statement by the hubs

In this collaborative reflection the hubs of the Connected Action for the Commons network share insights on the development and workings of the network.

PoliticalCritique.org:

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.

European Alternatives works to promote democracy, equality and culture beyond the nation-state. We imagine, demand, and enact alternatives for a viable future for Europe.

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