Regions / Poland

When it came to power in Poland, Solidarity liquidated all the citizens’ committees, which were composed of everyone from workers to university professors.
The world is “trapped in the fetishism of economic growth,” says Polish sociologist Ryszard Zoltaniecki and must “learn to live with zero” growth.

The Wall

Few images from the last days of the Cold War are as enduring in the West as the fall of the Berlin Wall. But in Central and Eastern Europe, a more complex picture emerges.
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