Tom Palmer

Tom is a current undergraduate at the University of Leeds and Central / Eastern Europe Editor at The Meridian Magazine.

4 posts

Welcome to our New Site!

Hello! We’re The Meridian Magazine, an online publication allowing students to share stories from all corners of the globe. Our editorial team come from across…

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Poland’s Solidarność: Forty Years On

Gdańsk Shipyard, shot on film by Tom Palmer. The example of Poland’s Solidarność should give hope to all those fighting socio-economic and political injustice, whether…

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Polish President Duda’s Re-election Reveals Need For Alternative Welfare Model

Poland’s recent presidential election strengthened nationalist rule while exposing deep divisions in society. Analysis should not, however, oversimplify the result. The Right’s popularity is…

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Estonia in Lockdown: Life as Normal?

As Covid-19 forced most of Europe to stumble haphazardly into an online existence, Estonia was unphased. Their digitised society allowed for an early lockdown without hesitation…

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