The Hungarian regime is oppressive not only because of its infringement of democratic institutions, but also because it keeps large sections of society in extreme poverty.
Sławomir Sierakowski in conversation with Anton Shekhovtsov.
In the case of EU disintegration, Central Europe could draw inspiration from ideas of the Balkan federation. The cooperation of the Baltic countries, Visegrad, and Ukraine could serve as a backup plan.
Interview with Mateusz Kijowski – founder of The Committee for the Defence of Democracy, a Polish civic organization created in response to the Polish constitutional crisis.
“We want a permanent commemoration and not an artistic experiment”.
Probably for the first time since the end of World War II, it is not only rebellious youth, hasty social critics, and war correspondents in the eastern and southeastern reaches of the continent who speak of the return of fascism.
The Polish Ministry of Culture under Piotr Gliński is undertaking an overall, mainly artistic overhaul of Polish theatre. But is this not rather a case of good old political censorship?