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Sławomir Sierakowski

Sławomir Sierakowski

Writing for PS since 2015
112 commentaries
3 videos & podcasts

Sławomir Sierakowski, founder of the Krytyka Polityczna movement, is a Mercator senior fellow. 

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  1. The European Union’s New Triumvirate
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    The European Union’s New Triumvirate

    May 3, 2024 Sławomir Sierakowski sees France, Germany, and Poland setting a new strategic course for the bloc.

  2. Beating Back Populists at the Grassroots
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    Beating Back Populists at the Grassroots

    Apr 11, 2024 Sławomir Sierakowski interprets the seemingly mixed results of recent municipal and provincial elections in Poland.

  3. The War for the West
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    The War for the West

    Feb 26, 2024 Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.

  4. Poland’s Reckoning with Populist Misrule
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    Poland’s Reckoning with Populist Misrule

    Jan 18, 2024 Sławomir Sierakowski explains what Donald Tusk’s new government will have to do to restore the country’s democratic institutions.

  5. What Donald Tusk’s Return Means for Poland
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    What Donald Tusk’s Return Means for Poland

    Dec 13, 2023 Sławomir Sierakowski highlights the most important items on the new prime minister’s agenda as he confronts multiple crises.

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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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