Poland's Changing Climate Activists

Mass movements led by younger activists have changed how Poles talk about Climate Change. Will these new groups succeed in pushing Poland to address the looming environmental disaster?

CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

Czech Republic

Life in Skoda’s Factory Town

The footbridge is narrow, with a high fence on both sides. From Monday to Friday, Grzegorz walks it twice a … Alicja Borkowska, Magda Roszkowska

BEYOND THE NATION STATE

Reporting, World

The Balkans: Stuck Between Migrations

Two seventeen-year-old boys, originally from Iran, stand motionless in front of a police vehicle in the wasteland near the Croatian … Davor Konjikušić

Feminism

Under Attack: Reproductive Rights in Poland

As we walk by the hospital in the early afternoon drizzle, Małgorzata Adamczyk points to an empty parking space across …

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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?

Lisbon voices for the right to the city

Neoliberalism is shaping cities as places for tourism, gentrifying and dismantling the cooperative environment of the neighborhoods. Activists in Lisbon …
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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?

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