Skip to main content

Sławomir Sierakowski

Sławomir Sierakowski

Writing for PS since 2015
109 commentaries
3 videos & podcasts

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

Sort by: Show:
  1. Poland’s Reckoning with Populist Misrule
    sierakowski105_WOJTEK RADWANSKIAFP via Getty Images_poland WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP via Getty Images

    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.

  2. What Donald Tusk’s Return Means for Poland
    sierakowski104_WOJTEK RADWANSKIAFP via Getty Images_donald tusk WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP via Getty Images

    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.

  3. Poland’s Democratic Rebirth Pains
    sierakowski103_WOJTEK RADWANSKIAFP via Getty Images_pis WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP via Getty Images

    Poland’s Democratic Rebirth Pains

    Nov 30, 2023 Sławomir Sierakowski describes the rapid marginalization of the recently defeated Law and Justice party and its autocratic leader.

  4. What’s Next for Poland?
    sierakowski102_WOJTEK RADWANSKIAFP via Getty Images_poland WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP via Getty Images

    What’s Next for Poland?

    Oct 24, 2023 Sławomir Sierakowski considers what the pro-democracy opposition must do to make the most of its historic election victory.

  5. Will a Visa Scandal Sink Poland’s Populists?
    sierakowski101_Beata ZawrzelNurPhoto via Getty Images_pis visa Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images

    Will a Visa Scandal Sink Poland’s Populists?

    Sep 27, 2023 Sławomir Sierakowski wonders whether the ruling party’s base will hear or care about the most recent example of its hypocrisy.

Follow Sławomir Sierakowski

Never miss a commentary by Sławomir Sierakowski

  1. dunleavycampbell1_ Leon NealGetty Images)_internetr Leon Neal/Getty Images)

    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
  2. monga10MUHAMADOU BITTAYEAFP via Getty Images_senegal uni MUHAMADOU BITTAYE/AFP via Getty Images

    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
  3. bu1+ NHAC NGUYENAFP via Getty Images_vietnam wind NHAC NGUYEN/AFP via Getty Images

    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
  4. op_campanella12_BlackJack3DGetty Images_AIbrain BlackJack3D/Getty Images

    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
  5. bq eu security Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

  6. klee18_Daniel BerehulakGetty Images_shenzhen Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
  7. frankel157_Michael M. SantiagoGetty Images_economy Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
  8. coyle35_getty_sharing tech iStock / Getty Images Plus

    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
  9. sauvant9_FABRICE COFFRINIAFP via Getty Images_wto FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images

    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

Edit Newsletter Preferences

Set up Notification

To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below.

If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. You should receive an activation email shortly.