Berliners versus Google. The latest battle against gentrification in Kreuzberg

“Google means gentrification. When they come, the rents will go up.” An elderly voice comes from the center of a … Javier Pérez de la Cruz

American Jewish Committee decries hateful demonstrators on Poland’s Independence Day

Men and women wearing face-masks chanted, "Pure Poland, white Poland" and "Clean blood, lucid mind," as well as "Sieg Heil" and "Ku Klux Klan."American Jewish Committee

They want God. 60 000 nationalists marched through Warsaw

No representatives of the Polish government condemned the demonstration. Meanwhile, police secured the march and arrested those who tried to block it.Political Critique
Central and Eastern Europe

No more clones

The majority of the population are extremely afraid of losing their jobs, their position in society, or ultimately their livelihoods.

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.

We believe that today democratic participation, social equality, and cultural innovation are undermined by the nation-states in Europe, and that transnational forms of collectivity must be fostered to promote these values.

A2 is a Czech progressive bi-weekly cultural magazine. It offers 32 pages about literature, film, art, theatre, music, and politics. Its online platform, A2larm, provides daily political and cultural commentaries, news, essays, and interviews. It is involved in various forms of social activism.

Pole is an independent blog that brings together various left-wing platforms and commentators in Slovakia. Pole aims at broadening public discourse and contributing to the debate on key social issues that are not covered by the mainstream media.

Kettős Mérce is a left-wing activist website devoted to Hungarian and international politics, with a special focus on issues related to equality, solidarity, social rights and disenfranchised people. It is involved in activist-based mobilization and in the support of progressive social movements.

Human Rights Institute is a non-governmental organization aimed at raising awareness and campaigning for equal access to human rights for all, with a particular focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged groups within society.

A network consisting of the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), Culture 2 Commons  – Alliance Operation City, Clubture Network, Right to the City – (Croatia), Les Tetes de l’Art (France), Krytyka Polityczna (Poland), Oberliht (Moldova), Platoniq – Goteo (Spain), and Subtopia (Sweden).