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Sławomir Sierakowski

Sławomir Sierakowski

Writing for PS since 2015
92 commentaries
3 videos & podcasts

Sławomir Sierakowski, founder of the Krytyka Polityczna movement, is a senior fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations. 

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  1. What’s Behind Poland’s Reparation Debate?
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    What’s Behind Poland’s Reparation Debate?

    Sep 19, 2022 Sławomir Sierakowski explains why the country is suddenly seeking historical compensation from Germany.

  2. The Belarusian Opposition Is Growing Stronger
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    The Belarusian Opposition Is Growing Stronger

    Aug 17, 2022 Sławomir Sierakowski cites many examples showing that the country’s democracy movement has been adapting and growing quickly.

  3. The Russians Who Are Leaving
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    The Russians Who Are Leaving

    Jun 13, 2022 Sławomir Sierakowski considers whether the country’s growing diaspora could become a force for positive change at home.

  4. The Moral Bankruptcy of German Pacifism
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    The Moral Bankruptcy of German Pacifism

    May 2, 2022 Sławomir Sierakowski warns that the country’s reluctance to support Ukraine could open a new political breach in Europe.

  5. Poland's Refugee Crisis in Waiting
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    Poland's Refugee Crisis in Waiting

    Mar 21, 2022 Sławomir Sierakowski warns that the country's acceptance of millions of Ukrainians cannot be sustained without more Western aid.

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    Megan Greene and Hindou Ibrahim

    Oct 3, 2022

    Megan Greene is a senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and a member of the Regenerative Crisis Response Committee.

    Hindou Ibrahim is Founder and President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad and Co-Chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change.

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    The Stagflationary Debt Crisis Is Here

    Nouriel Roubini

    The Great Moderation has given way to the Great Stagflation, which will be characterized by instability and a confluence of slow-motion negative supply shocks. US and global equities are already back in a bear market, and the scale of the crisis that awaits has not even been fully priced in yet.

    sees the latest market turmoil as a long-anticipated reckoning for bad policies and negative supply shocks.
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    The Cold War Is Back

    Joschka Fischer explains what the new Russian military and nuclear threat means for the European Union.
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    Putin Escalates, Europe Hesitates

    Simon Johnson urges European leaders to take three steps to counter Russia's illegal annexation of Ukrainian territory.
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    PS Events: Investing in Health for All

    PS editors present the Investing in Health for All event.
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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff

    In response to British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s “mini-budget,” financial markets have sent the pound spinning to its lowest level ever, with no bottom in sight. While talk of an outright UK default is overblown, it is not unreasonable to anticipate a painful reckoning just short of that outcome.

    considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.

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