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Poland

Is Europe taking a right turn?
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Lately, every new election seems to bring a "shock" result for the right, with parties with views commonly considered to be extreme becoming real political competitors from France to Poland and from Sweden to Italy. This TTT debate with Chantal Mouffe, Gilles Kepel and Phillip Blom asks what is behind this apparent move to the right and whether we should be concerned.
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c/o Matúš Tremko, licensed under CC 4.0
Free speech in Central Europe: where are the boundaries?
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Project Forum look at free speech in Central Europe and the very different scenarios in Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. A discussion about the slow and legal process of bringing a country's media scene under state control and the free speech/hate speech dilemma in a time of right wing revival.
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Europe: too big to fail?
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As the Greek and migrant questions have led to discord, borders have closed and European leaders have, at times, appeared unable to come to a common accord, leading some to talk of the European Union's impedending collapse. De Balie ask Ivan Krastev and Paul Scheffer how much substance this talk has and where the EU should go from here.
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The end of the democratic world
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This is a transcript of the Kultura Liberalna seminar Byliśmy głupi [We were stupid], which featured Polish philosopher Marcin Król discussing the Round Table and other critical events of 1989 with the Kultura Liberalna employees Łukasz Pawłowski and Tomasz Sawczuk.
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Is there more than meets the eye to Poland’s history of the transition?
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Krytyka Polityczna continue their Poland for Beginners series with a look back at the history of the transition and the events leading up to 1989. Join Maciej Gdula as he dissects the official narratives and looks at two decades of dissent.
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Why are gender issues so important in Poland?
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Krytyka Polityczna kickstart their Poland for Beginners series with a look at gender and diversity and the origins of mainstream political gender discourse within Poland. Join Agnieszka Graff as she traces the origins of the anti-gender campaign, looking at Poland's ban on abortion, accession to the EU and the rise of the Polish right. Watch the recording!
Work for all? On the future role of the state
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Kultura Liberalna host a discussion looking at the future of the state. In a time in which states are increasingly looking weak, yet simultaneously are becoming expected to do more and more, the guests look at Western examples - both good and bad - and ask what is possible for the Polish state and how it can be realistically reformed to meet the challenges of the future.
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25 years after 1989: what has happened to the idea of social equality?
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The Red House kicks off its cycle of debates looking back at 25 years of post-communism with a debate on social equality. Comparing the situations in Poland and Bulgaria, this debate asks, whether the present situation was inevitable and looks at the way forward - how can Bulgaria ensure social equality for the next generation?
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I hate politics! On people’s cynicism and the dissolution of trust
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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?
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Igor Štiks‘ keynote speech & Overviews of the turmoil
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About the recording: All around Europe large movements have emerged. Why is this happening and in which political contexts? This recording features analysis and critical views on several of the most recent civil protests in Europe. Speakers: Özge Çelikaslan – bak.ma, Istanbul Filip Jovanovski – FRU Faculty of Things That Can’t Be Learned, Skopje Igor Štiks – Author and Scholar…

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