Maria Skóra wrote for the progressive polish online news magazine trybuna.eu about the chancellor candidate for the SPD Martin Schulz. She introduces the person and explains why he is a candidate for though times.
Maria Skóra schreibt für das progressive polnische Portal trybuna.eu über den Kanzlerkandidaten der SPD Martin Schulz. Sie stellt die Person Martin Schulz vor und erläutert, warum er ein Kandidat für schwierige Zeiten ist.
You can read the article here in Polish.
Recent change of government in Poland mobilised many people, the spectrum of civil engagement is however polarised: from defenders of liberal values and adherents of conservative agenda to followers of nationalist resentments.
In October 2015 the Civic Platform (PO) lost the parliamentary elections in Poland, after having been in power for 8 continuous years. The tables have turned, allowing the national-conservative Law and Justice party (PiS) to form a majority government. Ever since, the PiS – which has president Andrzej Duda already on their side – keeps on petrifying its power while promising “good change”.