Democratization means giving citizens a real voice and an opportunity to co-decide. Agata Mazepus interviews Igor Stokfiszewski.
Stokfiszewski: Poland brought to heel by the national right
Poland finds itself in a historic moment. The act of misappropriation of the state by the national right, to which we are responding, is unprecedented since the communist era.
New Municipalism, New Culture, New Democracy
Municipalism + Culture = Democracy. Culture helps you build the world you want to see. Democracy needs your imagination.
Our European Crisis
We have not recognised that the economic and political crisises comprise an even more essential breakdown – a cultural crisis.
From civil society to political society
For many years now I have been meeting activists in Poland and in Europe – people working in NGOs, social …
Culture and Development: Beyond Neoliberal Reason
The eBook is a free publication released with the convenience that knowledge should be accessible without limitations to anyone interested in the subject.
DiEM25: UK Launch
This must go hand in hand with a New Deal for Europe.
2016 at Krytyka Polityczna
2016 was an apocalyptic year for socio-political life. It was also a busy year for Krytyka Polityczna.
DiEM25 Launches Appeal to EU Institutions to #StopTheDeal
DiEM25 is helping to take the shameful EU-Turkey refugee deal to court, in a bid to save the life of one man and improve the lives of millions.
Krytyka Polityczna’s take on Donald Trump
Watch our commentaries on the results of US presidential elections
Tractor, Idea of Ursus
The Ursus brand of tractor now has its own monument. View the photoreport from its unveiling.
Polish culture is turning barren
Igor Stokfiszewski considers the threat posed by Poland’s nationalist right-wing government to the vibrancy and diversity of grassroots cultural initiatives.
[Podcast] Lesser evil or the doctor worse than the disease – Assad as a hope for Syria and the West?
Russia’s military involvement in Syria and its support for President Assad make this country a necessary factor to be taken into account in all strategic solutions regarding ISIS and mass exodus of asylum seekers in Europe.
Connected Action for the Commons: Meet the Hubs
Protesters rally against PiS government in Poland
Over 50,000 people took part in an anti-government rally in Warsaw.
Soros: The EU is on the verge of collapse [interview]
The Soviet Union has been replaced by a resurgent Russia and the European Union has come to be dominated by the forces of nationalism.
Francesco Raparelli: CLAP is a laboratory for social unionism
Francesco Raparelli and Alberto De Nicola from Council of Freelance and Precarious Workers (CLAP, Italy) interviewed by Igor Stokfiszewski (Political Critique)
Ramas: The municipality of Barcelona has an emotional link with the people
Panxto Ramas from Barcelona en Comú interviewed by Igor Stokfiszewski.
This is the nature of democratic time
The wave of social movements that swept across Southern Europe in 2011 left a deep impression on Igor Stokfiszewski.
Everything you wanted to know about Maidan but were too afraid to ask
What made so many citizens of the Ukraine stand together on Maidan?