Comeback to important issues

Comeback to important issues

Written by: in: Politics

When in 2010 we decided that one of our main directions of action and stimulation to public discussion in Liberte! should be liberally understood social policy, our political class was busy with discussing issues completely not connected with people’s life. Smolensk, rhetoric of deterring Law and Justice Party, Tusk’s small steps (a real stagnation), changes […]

“The Captive Mind” – stop it! – an interview with Leszek Balcerowicz

“The Captive Mind” – stop it! – an interview with Leszek Balcerowicz

Written by: in: Economy

Liberte!: The state of public finances and the demographic situation in Western Europe suggest that authorities will have to spend less money on welfare services. States will not engage in social politics so much as a consequence. Has time for reforms already come? Leszek Balcerowicz: It is common knowledge that states have to spend less […]

Is the French social model becoming a thing of the past?

Is the French social model becoming a thing of the past?

Written by: in: Society

To Europeans, French social model translates into a success story  similar to that of Scandinavian model. Healthcare system is estimated to be the best in the world, French work professionally for a short time and enjoy the growing life expectancy, and fertility rate is surprisingly high compared to those in ageing Europe. However, French pay […]

Nothing for free. Social policy can be efficient.

Nothing for free. Social policy can be efficient.

Written by: in: Society

Social policy is probably the biggest worry of both the Polish state and society. We cannot talk about it in a rational way. Neither can we figure out its purpose, the reason why we spend a lot of money on it or what to do to make it efficient. The discourse is taking place to […]

Fishing rods and sparrows

Fishing rods and sparrows

Written by: in: Society

Trite slogan, according to which in order to successfully help you have to give a fishing rod instead of fish, summarizes the main feature of liberal thinking about social policy – conviction that it is allowed to equalize opportunities but not to give away goods, which normally have to be worked for. This attitude is […]

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