How to liberalise the illiberal? (Polarisation is a Polish word, Pt. 2)

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Where does democracy start? "As local as possible!" Ever since 2002, Jacek Lipiński has managed to remain a liberal and progressive mayor of a small rural town in the middle of Central Poland's conservative heartland. Joined by his son Lech, Lipiński explains how he brought democratic politics back to the people of small-town life in Aleksandrów Łódzki, despite the dangers of illiberalism, polarisation and authoritarianism. In a time of repressio...
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Where does democracy start? "As local as possible!" Ever since 2002, Jacek Lipiński has managed to remain a liberal and progressive mayor of a small rural town in the middle of Central Poland's conservative heartland. Joined by his son Lech, Lipiński explains how he brought democratic politics back to the people of small-town life in Aleksandrów Łódzki, despite the dangers of illiberalism, polarisation and authoritarianism. In a time of repressio...
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