Maria Skóra

Head of Programme International Dialogue at Das Progressive Zentrum, formerly worked for the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform, Berlin. Served as an expert in projects of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Poland and in Hungary, contributor to the FEPS Next Left Research Programme. MA in Sociology, PhD in Economics.

Divided society, divided diaspora

On July 12, the second round of presidential election took place in Poland. This was a special race, not only due to unprecedented pandemic circumstances. The competition between Andrzej Duda (supported by the United Right coalition led by the Law and Justice party, PiS) and his final opponent, Rafał Trzaskowski (Civic Platform, PO), was fierce …

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Poland’s Left: Fragmented and in disarray

The biggest problem on the path towards challenging the governing national-conservative PiS party is that left wing parties are fragmented.

After the First Year of Law and Justice in Power No Game Changer on the Horizon in Poland

2015 brought significant political changes to Poland. It proved to be a great election comeback by the Law and Justice Party (PiS) which was founded by the Kaczyński brothers, one of whom died in the Smoleńsk air crash in 2010. On the other side, Civic Platform (PO), founded by Donald Tusk, which ruled the country …

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