What’s up Poland? Olga Tokarczuk is awarded the Nobel Prize in literature and PiS continues to rule the country

– On September 20th, dozens of Polish cities were occupied by youth protesting climate change as a part of the international initiative “Thousand Cities March” organized by the Youth Climate Strike. Residents of cities like Krakow, Lublin, Poznan and Warsaw … Continue reading What’s up Poland? Olga Tokarczuk is awarded the Nobel Prize in literature and PiS continues to rule the country

Polish academia against climate change, and the ECJ returns a verdict

– On June 5th, a district court in Warsaw launched anti-censorship proceedings against Facebook. The case was issued by Maciej Świrski, chairman of the Polish League Against Defamation (altenratively also called the Good Name Redoubt – Polish Anti-Defamation League), a right-wing, … Continue reading Polish academia against climate change, and the ECJ returns a verdict

The EU Election Outcome: the Rise of Eastern-style Christian Democracy

The European election results seem messy. A colourful mosaic, with no clear pattern at first sight. But in all the disarray, Europe’s narrow Christian-democratic victory shows an outline, an ideological curtain dividing the continent into two halves.  Why did Christianity-inspired … Continue reading The EU Election Outcome: the Rise of Eastern-style Christian Democracy