Articles on Piotr Buras

The provincial German-Polish relationship (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 06 October 2020

One should not expect a parting of the ways between Poland and Germany in the near future so much as the further provincialisation of their relations in a changing European Union.

Poland under Duda: A divided country, dividing Europe (Commentary)

Pawel Zerka & Piotr Buras - 14 July 2020

The Law and Justice party has consolidated its power inside Poland by retaining the presidency – but battles with Brussels and a victory for Biden could cause it trouble.

The German Constitutional Court’s ruling: A wake-up call for Europe (Commentary)

Piotr Buras, John Dalhuisen - 25 May 2020

The EU’s institutions and member states must support the CJEU. But words – and more infringement procedures – will not be enough in themselves.

Poland's presidential election: Political chaos and divides on Europe (Commentary)

Pawel Zerka & Piotr Buras - 07 May 2020

Polish voters are strongly divided on European issues. An unfair election could intensify these disagreements, threatening to turn Poland into an increasingly problematic partner for other EU member states.

Poland’s presidential election: Three battles for the future of Europe (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 06 May 2020

By holding an election that violates fundamental democratic norms, Poland will slip further into the illiberal abyss.

Kaczynski’s folly: Time for Europeans to speak out (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 15 April 2020

European leaders and public authorities should call upon the government in Warsaw to postpone the presidential election on May 10.

Resilience before reinvention: The EU’s role in the Covid-19 crisis (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 24 March 2020

For those who genuinely want to rescue and strengthen the EU, it would be dangerous to conclude that they must reinvent it.

Digging the trenches: The EU and the Green Deal (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 14 February 2020

The Green Deal is set to create new divides in the EU. Conflicts are already brewing, and not just between eastern and western member states.

Poland after the election: New headaches for the EU (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 15 October 2019

The freshly re-elected Law and Justice party will now be more emboldened than ever in its dealings with Brussels.

The real battle for Poland’s future (Commentary)

Pawel Zerka & Piotr Buras - 11 October 2019

Jaroslaw Kaczynski promises the ‘Polish model of the welfare state’ and social protection like in the West - but if his party stays in power after the October 13 election, the country will drift further away from its hard-won freedoms and connections with Europe