The revolutionary economist Mariana Mazzucato proposes a shift away from profit and big business – and towards state investment in the societies they serve.
Journalist and activist Elena Kostyuchenko talks about the dangers of her investigative journalism, the new Russia, and why she will always struggle to leave the country of her birth.
Writer Jędrzej Morawiecki talks about the myths and misconceptions surrounding Russia, as well as what led him to fall in love with the country.
Turkish journalist and author Ece Temelkuran talks about the political power of gentleness amid growing global fascism.
Evo Morales rode a wave of popular support when he became the first Indigenous president of Bolivia in 2006. A decade later, his popularity is waning.
Israeli journalist Nadav Eyal – author of the book “Revolt: The Worldwide Uprising Against Globalization” – talks about the crisis of globalization and the ongoing revolt against it.
The built environment – that which encompasses architecture – is rarely neutral. It intertwines with history and memory, as examples from France and Poland illustrate.
From cannabis coffee shops to the windows of Amsterdam’s red light district, the Netherlands is famed for its tolerance. But what does Dutch tolerance actually refer to?
The recent protests in Belarus have been driven by women, throwing Alexander Lukashenko’s disdain for them into sharp contrast.
Anne Applebaum talks with Aleksandra Lipczak about being a ‘Polish mother’, and her fascination with Poland, politics and history.
We imagine a world in which politicians read books, leading to a greater capacity for imagination, truth, and caring for the country. Original publication by Paulina Wilk.
In an age of populism, nationalism and rapid change, we should cherish the gift of memory and learn from the past. Original publication by Włodek Goldkorn.