Thanks to a successful campaign, the local council in one of Poland’s most polluted cities is phasing in a ban on coal heating.
Majmurek: The Law and Justice vision of culture is tied to economic censorship [Interview]
The ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) has a clear and precise programme for transforming society according to their profoundly conservative and nationalist beliefs. The role of culture in their programme is significant.
Why is Kuroń still important for the contemporary Polish Left? [Interview]
Krytyka Polityczna’s annual Kuroń Festival opens tomorrow. Michał Sutowski comments on Jacek Kuroń’s legacy for the Left today.
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.
Razem: The Left in Poland is starting from scratch [interview]
Six months of the Law and Justice government and protests against it, as seen by Kuba Danecki and Magdalena Mips from Razem.
Poznan demonstration ends with arrests
Anarchists’ scuffle with police at eviction protest in Poznań, Poland, leads to arrests.
Is Poland’s new government opening the door to the far right?
By undermining democratic institutions, demonizing left-wing and centrist political opponents, propagating conspiracy theories, and stoking anti-Muslim sentiment, is Poland’s government creating conditions for a swing towards the far right?