Polish miners are on strike in response to the governmental decision to close down 4 mines of state-owned company Kompania Weglowa. Reporting by Mateusz Trzeciak, Michał Maleszka and facebook.com/lewica.
It is not easy to find anywhere in Europe as much determination as in Poland for building new coal. The only place to find a similar coal enthusiasm is at the door step of Europe, in the Balkans, looking set to be fuelled by Chinese money. But even there the future of coal is shaky.
Memory and revolution in Poland since 1989 – an excerpt from an article by Piotr H. Kosicki that originally appeared in The Nation.
Poland and rest of central and eastern Europe set to waste benefits of EU Budget. The UN climate talks in Lima have left many disappointed and deeply sceptical – Markus Trilling writes.
Recent successes of Polish urban movement suggest that people are ready for a different way of practising democracy.
This week’s grand opening of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews marks the moment when we realize the stigmas have loosened their hold on us.
People leaving with HIV/AIDS in Ukraine fight with the church and the state for their right to medical treatment.