The politicians were right: marijuana kills. Especially when swallowed wrapped up in a plastic bag, while fleeing the police. Translated by Mikołaj Denderski.
It is still the West that provides us with the model of institution as well as law and order – the European Court is not the one that should deal with the problem of secret prisons, it’s the Polish judiciary that should. Jakub Dymek in conversation with Józef Pinior.
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.