The Fight for Poland’s Place in Europe
The two candidates in the run-off vote for the Polish presidency offer very different visions of the role the country can play in the EU.
No Earthquake in Poland, But Some Shifts
The right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party won re-election, but has a tricky four years ahead.
Who Gets to Claim History?
In a divided Poland, the trajectory of liberal democracy over the past 30 years is seen as a success by the liberal left. The ruling national conservatives have a very different narrative.
Where Gender Meets Nationalism
The inaugural winner of the Sylke Tempel Essay Prize for Young Women is Annabelle Chapman.
Close-Up: Rafał Trzaskowski
The election of the 46-year-old former Europe minister as mayor of Warsaw has caused ripples beyond the capital. The victory of this moderate pro-European …
Close-Up: Robert Biedroń
The mayor of Słupsk, a small city in northern Poland, has made a name for himself as a rising left-wing star fighting a tide …
Budapest and Warsaw are undermining the EU’s values, but Brussels’ kid gloves are only making them bolder.
The PiS government is reconfiguring Polish foreign policy, but the looming Brexit poses new questions.
Close-Up: Donald Tusk
The former Polish prime minister may become the man to negotiate Britain’s exit from the EU.