is founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Polish political magazine Krytyka Polityczna. He is also a member of the Political Critique group, the most significant left-wing intellectual organisation in Poland.
The challenge for a liberal democracy is to remain as such, argues Charles Taylor in conversation with Slawomir Sierakowski. Western democracies suffer two types of deterioration: a misperception of really existing problems and a lack of vital tension between the demos and the government. [more]