Technocrats vs populists

Will the campaign for the EU Parliament elections be framed in a way suitable for the rotten status-quo? Vladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border between the two countries. He is the editor-in-chief of the Romanian website BARICADA Romania, which initially

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Poland’s social policy: pro-family not pro-equality

Paweł Jaworski interviews Ryszard Szarfenberg, professor at the University of Warsaw’s Social Policy Institute.  For nearly 30 years Polish society has been subject to progressive marketization and commodification. Nevertheless Poles remain egalitarian. Accusations that the government is “attacking democracy” have only strengthened the position of PiS (“Law and Justice”), the

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