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To Counter Populists We Need a “People First” Kind of Liberalism

You have very capable and dynamic young people joining parties on both ends of the spectrum. It means that the younger generation will not only be more open and green than the previous ones, but also…

Tammy Westergard: Bridging the Digital Divide with Libraries and Upskilling

Are public libraries still relevant in the digital age? Absolutely. Public libraries are part of the public space, just like parks and other places. We are not sent there, it is specifically a place…

To Understand Bauman

Zygmunt Bauman was certainly no saint. Moreover, he lived, as the famous Chinese curse goes, in interesting times. If we combine this with the perspicacity, erudition, uncompromising stance and…

The Great Acceleration

The pandemic will stay with us for a long time, even if the health threat is gone, argue the authors of the report “The Covid Decade” produced this spring by the British Academy. Let’s take their…

The Pandemic Has Changed the View of the State in Germany

There seems to be a connection between those who protested against the influx of migrants into Germany a few years ago and people protesting the governmental anti-Covid measures. Both topics seem to…

The Generation of Great Hope

“What is unique about Zuzana Čaputová is that she brings a fresh air into politics, because she has a knack for communicating values and principles authentically and to appeal to people in a way that…

The Past Is Always a Construct

“If you compare Polish textbooks with Czech Hungarian ones, I suspect that ours are no more nationalistic than theirs,” says Adam Leszczyński in an interview with Zbigniew Rokita. ZBIGNIEW ROKITA:…
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