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Res Publica Nowa 30 (2015)
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30 (2015)
Uwolnic Moc. Powrot imperiow [Release the force. Empires return]

Res Publica Nowa

Powrót imperiów

The return of empires
Wojciech Przybylski
Ciemne źródło mocy
The dark roots of force
Marcin Król
Imperializm wewnatrzeuropejski
Intra-European imperialism
Z Bartłomiejem Sienkiewiczem rozmawia Wojciech Przybylski
Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz interviewed by Wojciech Przybylski
Skąd brać siłę
Where is the power
Adam Balcer
Polska nie papuga
Poland is not a parrot
Paweł Rojek
Fantazmat postimperialny
Postimperial fantasy
Spasimir Domaradzki
Nieporządek po upadku
The mess after the fall
Piotr Arak
Jerzy Stępień
Oligarchia szlachecka
The oligarchy of the nobility
Kornel Koronowski
House of oligarchs


Patrycja Cembrzyńska
Mój jacht, mój samolot. Mój anioł i mój Wielki Bóg Pieniędzy
My yacht, my plane. My angel and my great God of money
Oliwia Mimi Bosomtwe
Sonety czarnomorskie
Black Sea sonnets
Jędrzej Burszta
Długie trwanie przyszłości
The longue durée of the future

Polityka idee

Politics ideas
Oksana Forostyna
Z Moniką Żychlińską rozmawia Anna Kuczyńska
Monika Żychlińska interviewed by Anna Kuczyńska
Ameryka. Imperium z rysą
America. A flawed empire
Igor Czernecki
Pozytywistyczna dystopia
Positivist dystopia


Piotr Nesterowicz
Mocarstwo łagodności
Empire of mildness


Janusz A. Majcherek
Marksizm to nie alternatywa. O Inna Rzeczpospolita jest możliwa Jana Sowy
Marxism is not an alternative. On Jan Sowa's Inna Rzeczpospolita jest możliwa
Krzysztof Pacewicz
Erotyczne monstrum na ratunek Europie. Na marginesach Lektur retrospektywnych Szymona Wróbla Krzysztof Pacewicz
Erotic monster to the rescue for Europe. Notes on Szymon Wróbel's Lektury retrospektywne
Tomasz Zarycki
Napomnienia strażnika inteligenckich wartości. O Prześnionej rewolucji Andrzeja Ledera jako manifeście inteligenckiej hegemonii
Reprimands of a guardian of intelligentsia values. On Andrzej Leder's Prześniona rewolucja as a Manifesto for the hegemony of the intelligentsia
Jan Burnatowski
Precyzja wiersza. O Gdybym wiedział, zbiorze rozmów z Ryszardem Krynickim
The precision of poetry. On Gdybym wiedział, a collection of interviews with Ryszard Krynicki
Michał Wysocki
Czas muzeów, czas nieporozumień
Time of museums, time of misunderstandings


Aleš Debeljak
Banknot bez twarzy
A bill with no face
Tomasz Kasprowicz
Rewers polskiego euro
The reverse side of the Polish euro

Photo essay

Jędrzej Sokołowski
Ruiny fotografii
The ruins of photography

Free speech partnership -- English supplement

Wojciech Przybylski
The dark roots of force
Marcin Król
Intra-European imperialism
Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz interviewed by Wojciech Przybylski
Oksana Forostyna
Artur Klinau


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The politics of privacy
The Snowden leaks and the ensuing NSA scandal made the whole world debate privacy and data protection. Now the discussion has entered a new phase - and it's all about policy. A focal point on the politics of privacy: claiming a European value. [more]

Beyond Fortress Europe
The fate of migrants attempting to enter Fortress Europe has triggered a new European debate on laws, borders and human rights. A focal point featuring reportage alongside articles on policy and memory. With contributions by Fabrizio Gatti, Seyla Benhabib and Alessandro Leogrande. [more]

Russia in global dialogue
In the two decades after the end of the Cold War, intellectual interaction between Russia and Europe has intensified. It has not, however, prompted a common conversation. The focal point "Russia in global dialogue" seeks to fuel debate on democracy, society and the legacy of empire. [more]

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Greek bailout referendum, Euro Summit, Germope
Victor Tsilonis of "Intellectum" (Greece) comments on recent developments in the Greek crisis: the short-lived euphoria of the 5 July referendum, Alexis Tsipras's subsequent "mental waterboarding", and the outlook for a German-led Europe. [more]

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Neda Deneva, Constantina Kouneva, Irina Nedeva and Yavor Siderov
Does migration intensify distrust in institutions?
How do migration and institutional mistrust relate to one another? As a new wave of populism feeds on and promotes fears of migration, aggrandising itself through the distrust it sows, The Red House hosts a timely debate with a view to untangling the key issues. [more]

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Felix Stalder
Digital solidarity
As the culture and institutions of the Gutenberg Galaxy wane, Felix Stalder looks to commons, assemblies, swarms and weak networks as a basis for remaking society in a more inclusive and diverse way. The aim being to expand autonomy and solidarity at the same time. [more]

Literature     click for more

Olga Tokarczuk
A finger pointing at the moon
Our language is our literary destiny, writes Olga Tokarczuk. And "minority" languages provide a special kind of sanctuary too, inaccessible to the rest of the world. But, there again, language is at its most powerful when it reaches beyond itself and starts to create an alternative world. [more]

Piotr Kiezun, Jaroslaw Kuisz
Literary perspectives special: Witold Gombrowicz
The recent publication of the private diary of Witold Gombrowicz provides unparalleled insight into the life of one of Poland's great twentieth-century novelists and dramatists. But this is not literature. Instead: here he is, completely naked. [more]

Literary perspectives
The re-transnationalization of literary criticism
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Eurozine emerged from an informal network dating back to 1983. Since then, European cultural magazines have met annually in European cities to exchange ideas and experiences. Around 100 journals from almost every European country are now regularly involved in these meetings.
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