This week, the world is looking at Warsaw where the world’s ministers of environment gather to argue about best solutions to tackle climate change. The fundamental fight is over which countries are allowed to emit what share of the emissions. As every country insists on their historic rights to pollute the atmosphere, the stable equilibrium is: no action. International climate conferences are uphill fights.
Któż z nas nie oglądał „House of Cards”? Demoniczny polityk, mszczący się na swoich partyjnych kolegach za brak nominacji na stanowisko sekretarza stanu oraz jego równie przebiegła i niebywale skuteczna żona, prowadząca fundację pomagającą Afryce, to główni bohaterowie amerykańskiego serialu o kulisach waszyngtońskiej polityki.
[Wersja polska/Polish version] Dear Readers, Jerzy Stempowski, Polish essayist well-acquainted with European culture, wrote melancholically in his essay “Rubis d`Orient”, published in the mid-1950s that after the horror of two world wars, the Old Continent has become more like its old peripheries. So distant like the Moldovan Bessarabia, where due to many wars, people have […]
Robert Cooper in an interview with Łukasz Pawłowski
José Ignacio Torreblanca in an interview with Łukasz Pawłowski
Guy Sorman, an economist and philosopher, in an interview on the French Left with Łukasz Pawłowski
Marcel Gauchet talks to Adam Puchejda
How the Curtain was drawn. Anne APPLEBAUM talks to Łukasz Pawłowski about her new book, "Iron Curtain. The Crushing of Eastern Europe"
[ wersja polska / Polish version ] “When people ask me if you can find anything good to say about Lenin, I say yes, you can, but I see no reason why you would want to” – an interview with Anne Applebaum, American journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author on her new book, “Iron Curtain: The […]
Barack Obama won re-election, his party managed to hold the Senate, and the House of Representatives is still – exactly as before the elections – dominated by the Republicans hostile to presidential administration. Nothing has changed? By no means, potential changes are more than plenty, but the most important one concerns the American right.
LILIA SHEVTSOVA interviewed by ŁUKASZ PAWŁOWSKI
[WERSJA POLSKA] 1. ADAM BODNAR: Viktor Orbán: dismantling democracy 2. MAGDALENA M. BARAN: Orbán’s fireworks 3. PIOTR WCIŚLIK: Something worse than a dictatorship: Victatorship 4. DOMINIKA BYCHAWSKA-SINIARSKA: Attempt on democracy Adam Bodnar Viktor Orbán: dismantling democracy. Few years ago we feared that the IV Polish Republic would become indivisibly prevalent. The process of a creeping […]
Dear Readers, [Polish version] “Kultura Liberalna” is proud to present you with the first Anglo-Polish issue of our magazine, devoted to the Polish presidency in the European Union. Although it has already been three weeks from the time government in Warsaw took over this position we still don’t know how the Polish authorities will cope […]