The ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) has a clear and precise programme for transforming society according to their profoundly conservative and nationalist beliefs. The role of culture in their programme is significant.
Krytyka Polityczna’s annual Kuroń Festival opens tomorrow. Michał Sutowski comments on Jacek Kuroń’s legacy for the Left today.
Economist Ilona Švihlíková’s new book shows that there were alternatives to the failed privatization of the 1990s, just as there are alternatives to the current bleak state of affairs.
The Hungarian government regards all autonomous organizations as a threat and is attempting to bring them under its own influence, or make their operations impossible.
Igor Stokfiszewski considers the threat posed by Poland’s nationalist right-wing government to the vibrancy and diversity of grassroots cultural initiatives.
A nationalist manifestation in Brno on May 1st took an unexpected turn as participants stripped naked and rode away on bicycles.
The government is attacking its own people and disrespecting their love and their rights out of sheer politicking.