Proselytism, democratism and other enemies

Proselytism, democratism and other enemies

Written by: in: Thought

Legal regulations concerning axiological choices made by individuals in their private or intimate spheres, formed on the basis of the expectations and awareness of the democratic majority, are essentially deprived of legitimization and are not acceptable within the scope of prohibitions and restrictions they introduce. The idea of the social contract is one of the […]

“Democracy and Prosperity: An Inevitable Link?” – Carl Gershman at the Wrocław Global Forum

“Democracy and Prosperity: An Inevitable Link?” – Carl Gershman at the Wrocław Global Forum

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The theme of this panel – the relationship between democracy and prosperity in Europe’s East – raises many difficult questions.  What is the relationship between democracy and development? Is development a necessary precondition for democracy? Is democracy, in turn, necessary for development?  Does democracy have to produce development – does it need to deliver, in […]

They should build institutions – interview with Emma Bonino

They should build institutions – interview with Emma Bonino

Written by: in: Politics

If we are talking about Arab Spring, the main subject of your interest, we have to ask about dramatic situation in Syria. Yesterday, during the Atlantic Council Freedom Award ceremony in Wroclaw, you have said that the governments always tend to talk about dramatic situations in countries at domestic war, that it is very complex […]

Wrocław Global Forum 2012

Wrocław Global Forum 2012

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Between 31 May and 2 June 2012 Wrocław hosted Wrocław Global Forum 2012, co-organized by The Atlantic Council of the United States. This year’s edition was entitled “Reinventing the West: Prosperity, Security and Democracy at Risk?” For three days experts, politicians and economists were discussing various issues in numerous panels. After welcoming remarks by Rafał […]

Cairo-Warsaw. Common issue?

Cairo-Warsaw. Common issue?

Written by: in: Politics

Throughout the years, Western countries have been continuously collaborating with torturers of Arabic nations, thus separating values from economic interest and betraying their own ideals. And all that in the name of mercantilism. Such logic is not, and never will be, beneficial for Poland, because our geopolitical location and borders with still unstable East requires […]

Beautiful home: Poland

Beautiful home: Poland

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I expect that a leader will not only be  able to understand social expectations and as a result to win the elections, but also to formulate visions, know ways of bringing those visions to life and most importantly, that he will be able to create agreements for the sake of those visions. LiberteWorld: Why Civic […]

Democracy is a natural human need – interview with Madeleine Albright

Democracy is a natural human need – interview with Madeleine Albright

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LiberteWorld: Poland was a product of the third wave of democratization. Do you think we are seeing a fourth wave now? Madeleine Albright: I think we are seeing a fourth wave and I think that the effect of it potentially is as important as what happened in the third wave in terms of changing the […]

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