SAVE THE DATE: European Alternatives Congress in Berlin – September 15th 2018

European Alternatives is hosting a one-day Congress in collaboration with the international literature festival Berlin 2018. Save the date!



Poland in Transition 1989-1991: Klinika M. Kopernika, Łódź

Polish hospitals are not much for ice when it comes to post-op recovery, I discover later Tuesday afternoon, lying alone in my bed back in 538. No ice, no water. No nothing, just me, my bed, a couple of roommates.


European Union

Everyone Who Is Here Is From Here

*The following is an edited transcript of an interview conducted for European Alternatives’ forthcoming documentary, Demos: Solidarity in Europe.  European …


The red lights and the red umbrella

"Sex work is a job. End of story."


European Union, Reporting

The Athens container archipelago

*This is the final part of a series, available to read here. Eliniko has become a symbol of the many …

Meet the Trump supporters from the Deep South: How I didn’t shoot Kim Jong-un

Our reporter, Dawid Krawczyk, flew to the southern American state of Georgia to better understand the people who pushed Trump to the presidency. Who are these people? How do they imagine their future? Is Trump’s America the country of their dreams? And most importantly, what caused pious southerners to vote for a bombastic Northerner?

Network 4 Debate

What are the common problems faced by Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia, what is their wider context and are there solutions for the future? is co-run by:

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.