Tomorrow's climate On the 30th September, the Free Word Centre and the UK Youth Climate Coalition looked at climate change and the choices that face young people, trying to find sources of information they can trust. Watch the video highlights!
Monthly Archives: September 2014
A right to indolence? Krytyka Polityczna's open Friday looks at Jakub Majmurek's text on the right to inactivity. As part of the Autumn of work series, this text appraises the issue of inactivity both in historical and contemporary contexts, providing the perfect discussion point for an evening's roundtable. Read more!
Whose profit? Local governments in Poland encourage special economic zones, but their erection seems to lead to a rise in the ranks of the local precariat, with such zones often appearing to be accompanied by a laxer regime on workers' rights and an increase in contracts of the flimsiest nature. Which raises the question, who benefits from SEEs and should we be welcoming or opposing their expansion? Watch the video highlights!
Another brick in the wall? Following a series of workshops on the nature of education in Poland, students from Cieszyn met educational experts on the 25th September to discuss faith in both the state of modern schooling and the hierarchical relationships within Polish schools. Read more!
Stand up for your rights Krytyka Polityczna looked at how to ensure access to the information we require, in order to be able to see what is really going on within our communities. In a workshop discussion with the Bone Fides Foundation, those in attendance were able to find out what rights Polish citizens have and how they can look to exercise them. Watch the video highlights!
For sale? We hear a lot about work-life balance, but what about a work-work balance? How come many people are now working more and more hours, while so many others remain unemployed? It's time to talk about work: its distribution and its qualification. Join Krytyka on the 22nd September for a debate about the social significance of employment. Video highlights coming soon!
Suspicious minds On September 18th, Kultura Liberalna looked at that most important of societal bonds - trust. What has been the communal impact of the economic crises on our interpersonal relationships and how much faith is still left in those responsible for running our societies? Watch the video highlights!
The letter of the law? Following the eviction of a family activists looked to improve the integration and conditions of Roma living in Poland. One measure adopted was a series of workshops, which promoted co-operation between the stakeholders involved. On the conclusion of these workshops, Krytyka Polityczna brought state, civil society and local Roma together to discuss their outcomes, resulting in this debate. Watch the video highlights!