Adam Edward Ostolski (born 7 November 1978) is a Polish sociologist, columnist and activist. He is a member of the Krytyka Polityczna . In 2013-2016 he was co-leader of the Poland's Green Party. 
He graduated from the Department of Philosophy and Sociology at the University of Warsaw. In 2011, he defended his doctoral dissertation Trauma and Public Memory: The Legacy of World War Two in Contemporary Poland. He lectures at the University of Warsaw and at the Medical University of Warsaw.  His research interests include social movements, gendered nationalism, memory studies and sociology of knowledge.  He is author of a major study comparing antisemitic and anti-gay discourses in contemporary Poland. He translated into Polish books by Immanuel Wallerstein, Étienne Balibar, Shmuel Eisenstadt and Judith Butler.
Ostolski was an environmental activist since the early 1990s.  He is a member of the left-wing milieu Krytyka Polityczna since the establishment of the group in 2002. He is also a member of the Poland's Green Party, and in 2013-2016 its co-leader (first with Agnieszka Grzybek, then with Małgorzata Tracz). He left the party in February 2019.
In 2012, he wrote a column in the weekly Przekrój . Since 2013 he writes a political blog at neTemat.pl platform.  He appeared in the film "What Is Democracy?" by Oliver Ressler (2009). 
Adam Michnik is a Polish historian, essayist, former dissident, public intellectual, and editor-in-chief of the Polish newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza.
The Greens is a political party in Poland.
The history of Poland from 1945 to 1989 spans the period of Marxist–Leninist regime in Poland after the end of World War II. These years, while featuring general industrialization, urbanization and many improvements in the standard of living, were marred by early Stalinist repressions, social unrest, political strife and severe economic difficulties.
The Polish 1968 political crisis, also known in Poland as March 1968, Students' March, or March events, was a series of major student, intellectual and other protests against the ruling Polish United Workers' Party of the Polish People's Republic. The crisis led to the suppression of student strikes by security forces in all major academic centres across the country and the subsequent repression of the Polish dissident movement. It was also accompanied by mass emigration following an antisemitic campaign waged by the minister of internal affairs, General Mieczysław Moczar, with the approval of First Secretary Władysław Gomułka of the Polish United Workers' Party (PZPR). The protests overlapped with the events of the Prague Spring in neighboring Czechoslovakia – raising new hopes of democratic reforms among the intelligentsia. The Czechoslovak unrest culminated in the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia on 20 August 1968.
Artur Żmijewski is a Polish visual artist, filmmaker and photographer. During the years of 1990–1995 he studied at Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. He is an author of short video movies and photography exhibitions, which were shown all over the world. Since 2006 he is artistic editor of the "Krytyka Polityczna".
Kazimiera Szczuka is a Polish historian of literature, literary critic, feminist, journalist and television personality, known from the Polish edition of The Weakest Link.
Krytyka Polityczna is a circle of Polish left-wing intellectuals gathered around a journal of the same title founded by Sławomir Sierakowski in 2002 but is open to voices from across the political spectrum. The name draws on the tradition of Young Poland’s "Krytyka", a monthly magazine published by Wilhelm Feldman at the beginning of the 20th century, and on the samizdat "Krytyka" which served as a forum for opposition writers and journalists in the 1970s and 1980s.
Sławomir Witold Sierakowski is a Polish journalist, literary critic and sociologist as well as head of Krytyka Polityczna, a movement of left-wing intellectuals, artists and activists based in Poland and director of Institute for Advanced Study in Warsaw.
Dariusz Gawin is a Polish historian and sociologist, deputy director of the Warsaw Uprising Museum dedicated to the memory of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944, and located in the Wola district of Warsaw, Poland. Gawin serves as an Adiunkt at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is a contributor to leading Polish magazines such as Przegląd Polityczny, Res Publica Nowa, Tygodnik Powszechny and Rzeczpospolita, as well as historical and scientific journals such as Teologia Polityczna and Krytyka Polityczna. He was the host of a TV programme Trzeci punkt widzenia at TVP Kultura.
Presidential elections were held in Poland on 10 and 24 May 2015. In the first round of voting Law and Justice (PiS) candidate, lawyer and Member of the European Parliament, Andrzej Duda received the greatest number of votes with a share of 34.76%, followed by incumbent president Bronisław Komorowski, who ran as an independent with the endorsement of the Civic Platform (PO), which he had renounced his membership in after winning the 2010 elections. Independent candidate Paweł Kukiz came third with 20.80% of the votes. As no candidate had received more than 50% of the votes cast, a second round was held on 24 May between the two highest-placed candidates, Duda and Komorowski. This round was won by Duda with 51.5% of the votes, to Komorowski's 48.5%.
National Movement is an ultranationalist political party in Poland. It is led by Robert Winnicki.
Barbara Anna Nowacka is a Polish politician. A left activist in Labour United, and later in Your Movement, in October 2015 she became leader of the United Left coalition for the 2015 Polish parliamentary election, bringing together Labour United, Your Movement, the Democratic Left Alliance, the Greens, and the Polish Socialist Party. Nowacka is the daughter of the late Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Policy Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka. Since 2016 she has been the leader of the Polish Initiative.
Adrian Tadeusz Zandberg is a Polish historian and computer programmer, doctor of humanities, and left-wing politician serving as a member of the Sejm for Warsaw I. He is one of the co-leaders of Left Together.
Mateusz Jakub Morawiecki is a Polish economist, historian and politician who has served as prime minister of Poland since 2017. A member of Law and Justice (PiS), he previously served in the cabinet of prime minister Beata Szydło as deputy prime minister from 2015 to 2017, Minister of Development from 2015 to 2018 and Minister of Finance from 2016 to 2018. Prior to his political appointment, Morawiecki had an extensive business career.
Miasto Jest Nasze is an independent citizen platform launched in 2013 in Warsaw, as of 2014 registered as a non-profit civic association. Miasto Jest Nasze is considered to be one of the major urban movements in Poland. In 2018 Polish local elections coalition formed by Miasto Jest Nasze took 22 seats in Warsaw district councils.
Aleksander Baron is a Polish chef who is a head chef at the restaurant called Zoni in Warsaw, Poland. He previously ran a restaurant called Solec 44 also in Warsaw, Poland. He was titled 2019 Chef de L'avenir by Gault&Millau.
Maciej Roman Gdula is a Polish sociologist specializing in social theory and political theory, as well as opinion journalist and politician.
Szymon Hołownia's Poland 2050 is a centrist political party in Poland.
The Pact of Free Cities originated as a cooperation agreement between the mayors of Bratislava, Budapest, Prague, and Warsaw—Matúš Vallo, Gergely Karácsony, Zdeněk Hřib, and Rafał Trzaskowski respectively—signed on 16 December 2019 at Central European University in Budapest. The goals of the signatories include sharing information about best practices in urban development, mitigating the housing crisis, and global warming. Since 2019, the pact has grown to include dozens of cities, mostly in Europe but also including Los Angeles in the United States.
Andrzej Leder is a Polish philosopher of culture, practicing psychotherapist, and internationally recognized expert on Polish cultural history.